Space Fan News #15: Don't Lick Brown Things; Difference Between Brown Dwarf & Gas Giant

Space Bound #2 will be out on Sunday! Got a heads up from space fan paleosmoker about a discovery of the coolest brown dwarf ever found. Also discuss the difference between a gas giant and a brown dwarf. Here are the links referred to in the vid

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Space Bound #2 will be out on Sunday! Got a heads up from space fan paleosmoker about a discovery of the coolest brown dwarf ever found. Also discuss the difference between a gas giant and a brown dwarf.

Here are the links referred to in the video:

http://gizmodo.com/#!5785275/this-star-is-so-cold-that-you-can-actually-lick-it

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/03/110323-coldest-star-discovered-cup-coffee-brown-dwarf-hawaii-space-science/

http://www.keckobservatory.org/news/new_coldest_star_candidate/

Here's the paper:
http://arxiv.org/abs/1103.0014

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