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It's possible that the heavier object is a brown dwarf but that theorists haven't yet been clever enough to figure out why it's in sync with the outer planet, cautions Adam S.
The variations in the abundance of elements heavier than helium, which astronomers sweepingly refer to as metals, is further evidence that HE0101-5240 formed at a time so early in the universe that heavy elements weren't yet evenly distributed, says Abel.
If it's heavier than 115 GeV, my conviction is that the Tevatron is out of the game," says CERN's Patrick Janot, who was physics coordinator for LEP's Higgs search.
The so-called rapid process requires the swift capture of many neutrons to create heavier elements.
Look for heavier, thicker knits and choose a long, slim skirt with a looser top,'' she advised.
While its Empire waist does make you look taller, it can also make you look lots heavier, especially if you've got a large bustline and hips.
With the rising cost of light, sweet crude oil, many refiners are turning to a lower quality heavier crude oil.
The latest findings include a nearby, sunlike star that may have two companions: a planet and a heavier object, known as a brown dwarf.
Besides being heavier, synthetic bags are bulkier than their down counterparts.
Heavier nuclei, beginning with carbon, were forged in the furnacelike interiors of massive stars and then dumped into space when these stars exploded as supernovas.
His legs are going to be a little heavier, his bat is going to be a little heavier.
3 times heavier than average, with more than 9,500 contracts crossing the tape, and put volume was 5.
He hand carves all of his wooden lances - 10 feet long and 15 to 20 pounds - and puts together his metal shields, which, at 25 pounds, are probably heavier than those used originally, he said.
Tau Bootes has a higher than average abundance of elements heavier than helium.
Erupting in giant explosions called supernovas, these behemoths litter the cosmos with carbon, oxygen, and heavier elements.