http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-n ... com&no-ist
This is very interesting - an earth-mass satellite has been found around a brown dwarf! (the actual abstract says it's "Venus mass", which is close as dammit to "Earth mass", and it doesn't actually "say that it's "venus-like" which would imply that it's a roasting hellhole of a world).
So at least the idea of planets around BDs has been confirmed, though they'd most likely be frozen iceballs unless the BD was really young.
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