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Discovery Expands Search For Earth-Like Planets

July 7, 2014

[ Read the Article: Newly-Discovered World Gives Astronomers A New Tool To Find Planets In Binary Systems ]

A newly discovered planet in a binary star system located 3,000 light-years from Earth is expanding astronomers’ notions of where Earth-like—and even potentially habitable—planets can form, and how to find them.

Credit: Ohio State University



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