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Illuminating brown dwarfs

Nature volume 533, pages 330331 (19 May 2016) | Download Citation

Objects known as brown dwarfs are midway between stars and planets in mass. Observations of a hot brown dwarf irradiated by a nearby star will help to fill a gap in our knowledge of the atmospheres of fluid planetary objects. See Letter p.366

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  1. Adam P. Showman is in the Department of Planetary Sciences and Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA.

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