Finding planets around other stars

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 | posted in | 2 comments

How do we find planets -- even habitable planets -- around other stars? By looking for tiny dimming as a planet passes in front of its sun, TED Fellow Lucianne Walkowicz and the Kepler mission have found some 1,200 potential new planetary systems. With new techniques, they may even find ones with the right conditions for life.

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on 24 November 2011 at 09:19  

Slam dunkin like Shaquille O'Neal, if he wrote informtavie articles.

on 4 December 2011 at 16:39  

That's way the bsteset answer so far!

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