The year of the female protagonist continued at the box office this weekend, with Brave becoming the third film led by such a hero (The Hunger Games, Snow White and the Huntsman) to claim the top spot.

This animated adventure earned $66.7 million, which marked the fifth-highest debut ever of a Pixar movie.

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Scientists used to assume that if other stars had solar systems, they would be like our own - small, rocky planets (i.e. Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars) orbiting relatively close to the star, with gas giants (think of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune) farther out.

So much for that.

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