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On the trail of new planets

(PhysOrg.com) -- A project in which volunteers hunt online for new planets NASA may have missed is publishing its first results which show some remarkable finds.

dateSep 29, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Planet spotting

The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopedia counted 548 confirmed extrasolar planets at 6 May 2011, while the NASA Star and Exoplanet Database (updated weekly) was today reporting 535. These are confirmed findings ...

dateMay 09, 2011 in Astronomy
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NASA's Kepler reaches into the stars

We are entering a golden era for "stellar physics" – a term coined to describe research about the formation, evolution, interior and the atmospheres of stars. Thanks to a partnership forged among stellar ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Astronomy
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