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A cold super-Earth in our neighbourhood

Artist’s impression of the surface on the planet “Barnard’s Star b”. © Image: ESO/M. Kornmesser   A cold super-Earth in our neighbourhood Barnard’s star, the closest single star, hosts an exoplanet An international group of astronomers, involving the Max Planck ...

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Inventing Tools for Detecting Life Elsewhere

Artist’s rendering of the future Thirty Meter Telescope. Credit: Caltech/IPAC-TMT Click for a full size image   Inventing Tools for Detecting Life Elsewhere Caltech astronomers develop new strategy for future telescopes Recently, astronomers announced the discovery that a star called ...

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How to find an exoplanet part 2

In the Exoplanet Era, we are learning that planets abound in the cosmos. ESO/M. Kornmesser Click for a full size image How to find an exoplanet (part 2) The search for planets around other star systems has been going on ...

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How to find an exoplanet part 1

In the Exoplanet Era, we are learning that planets abound in the cosmos. ESO/M. Kornmesser Click for a full size image How to find an exoplanet (part 1) The search for planets around other star systems has been going on ...

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