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heavy

(Burdened), adjective benumbing, careworn, clumsy, dejected, depressed with sorrow, dull, dulled, gloomy, languid, leaden, serious, sluggish, somber, stolid, tempestuous, tiresome, torpid, violent, weary
Associated concepts: heavy burden to fulfill in order to prove a case

heavy

(Important), adjective commanding, eventful, immense, noteworthy, overwhelming, prominent, solemn, vast

heavy

(Onerous), adjective afflictive, burdensome, consequential, critical, cumbersome, difficult, excessive, grave, grievous, hard, imposing, intense, intolerable, notable, oppressive, striking, severe, substantial, trying, unbearable, unpleasant, unwieldy, wearying

heavy

(Ponderous), adjective careful, deliberate, profound, serious, weighty
See also: grave, intense, onerous, oppressive, pedestrian, ponderous, profound, solemn, torpid
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Moreover, if the heavier body is a superplanet, "we have to rethink our definition of what is a brown dwarf and what is a planet," says Correia.
Alternatively, the star may have been born with a more massive partner that transferred the two heavier elements to it, suggests Beers.
If the Higgs is heavier than 115 GeV, however, then the chances for a Tevatron discovery go down.
Then, stars brewed heavier elements in a process requiring lighter elements to capture neutrons.
Najita of the National Optical Astronomy Observatories in Tucson and her colleagues took a census of brown dwarfs in the star cluster IC 348 and found that the lower-weight dwarfs greatly outnumber the heavier ones, they report in the Oct.
The volunteers still said that the smaller box was heavier, the researchers report in the July NATURE NEUROSCIENCE.