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New Method of Finding Planets Scores its First Discovery

13 May 2013, 06:19 UTC
New Method of Finding Planets Scores its First Discovery

May 13, 2013: Detecting alien worlds presents a significant challenge since they are small, faint, and close to their stars. The two most prolific techniques for finding exoplanets are radial velocity (looking for wobbling stars) and transits (looking for dimming stars).

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