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February 1, 2018

Happy to announce that the latest paper in California-Kepler Survey has been published in the Astronomical Journal (Petigura et al. 2018). This paper examines the association between a star's chemical composition and the number and type of planets that form. We found that stars rich in heavy elements harbor the greatest diversity of planets.

Stars are mostly made from hydrogen and helium, but they...

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