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London students find Jupiter-sized oddball planet

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of astronomers from University College London (UCL), including undergraduate students, have discovered that an exotic world passes directly in front of the Sun-like star it orbits, revealing for the ...

dateApr 21, 2009 in Astronomy
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HARPS-NEF to comb Kepler targets for new Earths

Astronomers have announced plans to build an ultra-stable, high-precision spectrograph for the Science and Technology Facilities Council's 4.2-m William Herschel Telescope (WHT - part of the Isaac Newton Group or ING on La ...

dateApr 20, 2009 in Astronomy
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