Two Planets Discovered Sharing the Same Orbit
Posted by ChevScience on June 15, 2011
In a cosmic first, the Kepler telescope has discovered two planets sharing the same orbit. There is a theory that says our moon was created when a body sharing our orbit crashed into Earth, but up until now no one had found evidence of co-orbiting planets elsewhere in the universe.
This is fascinating. Not only that, it mentions the term Lagrange points. A concept included in the 2010 HSC physics paper. It was a nasty question and few in the state answered it well. It goes to show how important wider reading is in Science