Originally, it was thought that brown dwarfs do not have magnetic fields, but over the past few decades, astronomers have noticed signs of magnetic activity as well as powerful auroras on these stars.
The planet, which is 12 times as large as Jupiter, sits around 20 light years away from Earth.
Brown dwarfs are generally "too massive to be considered planets, yet not massive enough to sustain nuclear fusion of hydrogen in their cores - the process that powers stars", the researchers note. Now the array has revealed a planetary-mass object more than a dozen times bigger than Jupiter with a mysterious auroral glow.
WASHINGTON-Scientists have made the first radio-telescope detection of a huge free-floating planet beyond our solar system, a new study said. Researchers believe that SIMP, which has magnetic field 200 times more powerful than Jupiter's, may also have a moon or other planet as its particle source. Its surface seems to be about 825 degrees Celsius, while the Sun's surface reaches the 5,500.
"They [the surprises] can potentially help us understand magnetic processes on both stars and planets". Such objects were first theorized in the 60s but were first identified in 1995.
According to a recent study in The Astrophysical Journal, the rogue planet has a magnetic field nearly 4 million times stronger than Earth's and a mass 12.7 times the size of Jupiter.
Brown dwarf masses are notoriously hard to measure, and at the time, the object was thought to be an old and much more massive brown dwarf.
SIMP's magnetic field is over 200 times that of Jupiter's, notes the report.
The surprising find is peculiar because it could be a planet or a brown dwarf. The auroras on Earth are caused by our planet's magnetic field interacting with the solar wind.
The rogue planet along with some brown dwarves are known to have their own auroras, similar to the aurora borealis or the northern lights seen on Earth. "We think these mechanisms can work not only in brown dwarfs, but also in both gas giant and terrestrial planets", Kao said.
In 2016, Dr. Kao and co-authors observed SIMP0136 with the Very Large Array (VLA) in order to gain new knowledge about magnetic fields and the mechanisms by which some of the coolest brown dwarfs can produce strong radio emission.
The trade balance between the two countries, which is at the center of the tariffs tussle, continued to be in favor of China. China reported larger than expected exports in July, even as the USA prepared a new list of products for tariffs.
He has also told jurors that he and Manafort knew they were committing crimes for years as part of the offshore payment structure. Gates and Manafort purposely lied to Manafort's accountants, telling them he had no foreign accounts or interests, Gates said.
The image, which showed an Air Canada plane aimed at Toronto's skyline, attracted criticism soon after it was posted. Mr Al Yami said Saudi Arabia conducted all the necessary legal procedures as dictated by its own law.
Canadian exports to Saudi Arabia were about $1.12 billion in 2017, or 0.2 percent of the total value of Canadian exports. Since then, the Saudi kingdom has pursued a scorched-earth policy towards anything related to Canada .
FILE - A clerk counts Chinese yuan and USA dollar banknotes at a branch of Bank of China in Taiyuan, China, Jan. 4, 2016. The ministry also warned that it reserves the right of further countermeasures in the intensifying trade war.
Burt Reynolds , Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis , Dakota Fanning , Al Pacino , Emile Hirsch and Tim Roth also star in the movie. It's not the only Tate film in production, with Hilary Duff also starring in a film titled The Haunting of Sharon Tate .
Oxfam said more than 20,000 people were in temporary shelters and thousands more were camping out in the open. About 2,700 had left, but several thousand more tourists and hotel employees are waiting to leave, he said.
Saraki was also expected to meet with Mahmoud Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Daura is however in a closed-door meeting with the Acting President, now holding at the presidential villa in Abuja.
I knew that you'd be there and you'd be a partner to me - and a teammate. "We are moving in together". Becca said that while the scandal was "a hurdle", the thought of leaving him "never crossed my mind".
Gates was hired by Manafort to serve as deputy campaign chairman and later had a role on Mr Trump's inaugural committee. Asked if had also claimed unauthorised personal expenses from the inaugural committee, Gates replied "It's possible".
Ontario Premier Doug Ford rolled out the provincial government's buck-a-beer plan at a brewery early today in Picton, Ont. Starting August 27, the minimum price floor for a bottle or can of beer, below 5.6 per cent alcohol volume, will be $1.00.
The case involved Innate Immunotherapeutics, an Australian biotech company. for which Collins served as a board member. He and the other defendants are charged with securities and wire fraud, conspiracy and lying to investigators.
A geophysicist and volcanologist, Gerst also worked as a volunteer firefighter while in school, according to his ESA biography . Officials have confirmed that six people, including two firefighters and a woman and her two great-grandchildren, have died.
Williams has been named for the Boeing programme to the ISS - the first test flight scheduled to take place in the middle of 2019. Boeing's second Starliner launch and first bona-fide NASA mission will send astronauts John Cassada and Suni Williams to the ISS.
Frozen: The Musical star Patti Murin even expressed (in an all-caps tweet , mind you) her interest in playing Batwoman . According to the character's bio from DC Comics , Kate Kane is a former student in the United States Military Academy.
ET, the flight carried communications satellite Merah Putih, which is named for the red and white colors of the Indonesian flag. Its first launch was in May 2018. "The satellite is expected to have a service lifetime of 15 or more years", SpaceX said .
He said that would allow Tesla to "operate at its best, free from as much distraction and short-term thinking as possible". Midway through the trading session in NY on Wednesday, Tesla shares were down 5% at $374 after surging 11% on Tuesday.
The most attention-grabbing announcement is the arrival of a new award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film . It also announced that presentation would be aired at a much earlier date than expected, in February 2020.
Bangladeshi news outlets reported that he later visited the families of one of the students killed by the bus to apologize. Activists have also taken to social media in droves to call on local and worldwide media organisations to cover the story.
He added that he hoped all shareholders would remain and that all Tesla employees would "remain shareholders of the company". One of the more notable short sellers in Tesla's stock, Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates, commented on Musk's tweet to CNBC .
Several men, believed to be pedophile "clients" of the couple, have also been prosecuted in connection with the case. Christian L. claimed in court that he was the "driving force" behind them, and the mother has not stated a motive.
But as she was paying she kept thinking, this guy looks familiar. "It was then I realized what an idiot I was", she added. The country music star thanked Reed and introduced himself as Keith - and she told him he looked like Keith Urban.
Tesla now has a market value around $60 billion, which would make its take-private price tag about $80 billion, Galloway said. The company is now valued at just over $60 billion, with Musk holding an nearly 20 percent stake in the company.
Karunanidhi entered politics at the age of 14, after being inspired by a speech made by Alagiriswami of the Justice Party in 1932. Stalin, now the public face of the party maintains his father will always be the leader, but he's a Chief Minister in waiting.