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(Paper) Evidence of a Jovian Mass Solar Companion in the Oort Cloud?
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post Apr 27 2010, 05:07 AM
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... a new confirmation of the "Nemesis" theory Persistent Evidence of a Jovian Mass Solar Companion in the Oort Cloud


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post Apr 30 2010, 02:12 AM
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I wouldn't be surprised it's vastly less than an Earth mass...probably less than even that of the Moon. Lotta snowballs out there, not much rock.


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- Paolo   (Paper) Evidence of a Jovian Mass Solar Companion in the Oort Cloud?   Apr 27 2010, 05:07 AM
- - ngunn   Much appreciated, thanks. Best of all the full art...   Apr 27 2010, 07:45 AM
- - Hungry4info   I think calling it a "confirmation" is g...   Apr 27 2010, 10:35 AM
|- - Paolo   QUOTE (Hungry4info @ Apr 27 2010, 12:35 P...   Apr 27 2010, 04:57 PM
- - Phil Stooke   This certainly can't be called a confirmation,...   Apr 27 2010, 12:02 PM
- - Greg Hullender   Some interesting points (this thing is over 40 pag...   Apr 27 2010, 04:07 PM
|- - stewjack   QUOTE (Greg Hullender @ Apr 27 2010, 11:0...   Apr 27 2010, 05:09 PM
||- - tedstryk   Yeah, why in the world would they use math in tryi...   Apr 27 2010, 06:07 PM
||- - stevesliva   QUOTE (tedstryk @ Apr 27 2010, 02:07 PM) ...   Apr 27 2010, 08:51 PM
|- - Vultur   I hope this works out, and that WISE finds the obj...   Apr 28 2010, 08:29 PM
|- - Greg Hullender   QUOTE (Vultur @ Apr 28 2010, 12:29 PM) Pr...   Apr 28 2010, 09:26 PM
- - ngunn   Whether this object exists or not there is plenty ...   Apr 27 2010, 10:46 PM
- - nprev   The merits of math aside, statistical inference is...   Apr 27 2010, 10:47 PM
- - alan   This paper reminds me of an article I read in Sky ...   Apr 28 2010, 12:49 AM
- - Phil Stooke   I was assuming that IR surveys - going right back ...   Apr 28 2010, 01:15 AM
- - nprev   They do mention IRAS, and sort of artfully adjust ...   Apr 28 2010, 02:37 AM
- - Stu   Great, something ELSE to add on to our Solar Syste...   Apr 29 2010, 05:34 AM
|- - PFK   QUOTE (Stu @ Apr 29 2010, 06:34 AM) Great...   Apr 29 2010, 09:16 AM
- - Stu   Brilliant! Thanks PFK, you just scribbled one ...   Apr 29 2010, 02:22 PM
- - Big_Gazza   Not wanting to inject controversy into this thread...   Apr 29 2010, 11:57 PM
- - brellis   Wouldn't Jupiter have to be upgraded to ...   Apr 30 2010, 12:15 AM
- - Hungry4info   I interpret the rule to mean that the object has t...   Apr 30 2010, 12:42 AM
- - Vultur   What is the total mass of the Oort Cloud? I'm ...   Apr 30 2010, 02:05 AM
- - nprev   I wouldn't be surprised it's vastly less t...   Apr 30 2010, 02:12 AM
- - Greg Hullender   I see it estimated anywhere from 40 Earth masses t...   Apr 30 2010, 02:31 AM
- - brellis   It gets a little confusing to hear about the Voyag...   Oct 2 2010, 02:38 AM
- - dmuller   What's the Hillsphere of the Sun?   Oct 2 2010, 07:37 AM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (dmuller @ Oct 2 2010, 02:37 AM) Wh...   Oct 2 2010, 08:00 AM
- - nprev   I was going to ask why the radius of the Sun's...   Oct 2 2010, 08:42 AM
|- - dmuller   QUOTE (nprev @ Oct 2 2010, 06:42 PM) Sinc...   Oct 4 2010, 11:41 PM
- - centsworth_II   Looking back to the previous page (621) to the pag...   Oct 2 2010, 08:57 AM
- - centsworth_II   Flurry of tweets at #dps2010: "Hal Levison p...   Oct 4 2010, 06:57 PM
- - brellis   Is there a way to measure the 'wobble' of ...   Oct 4 2010, 11:49 PM
- - Lunik9   Interesting Tyche theory but different with the Ne...   Oct 5 2010, 11:27 AM
|- - Greg Hullender   QUOTE (Lunik9 @ Oct 5 2010, 03:27 AM) Int...   Oct 5 2010, 04:08 PM
- - qraal   Another paper available on the arXiv which is germ...   Dec 22 2010, 09:55 AM
- - kap   QUOTE (qraal @ Dec 22 2010, 01:55 AM) Ano...   Jul 25 2011, 09:57 PM


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