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Planet-Gazing

Time magazine recently posted an article telling how the average Joe can help the Kepler Space Telescope identify planets orbiting other stars. As they explain, computers are good at a lot of things, but they aren’t as up to the … Continue reading

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Hunting for Exoplanets

This week NatGeo posted an interesting article about a recently published study estimating the number of Earth-sized planets in our galaxy. Researchers used data provided by the Kepler Space Telescope, which is currently peering at a group of 156,000 stars. The thinking goes that if these … Continue reading

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