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New Exoplanet Pisces
2014-01-10 07:43:23

A team of astronomers has discovered a new giant planet that could have twice the mass of Jupiter.

New Technique Measures Exoplanet Composition
2014-01-09 09:59:15

Scientists have successfully measured the masses of approximately 60 exoplanets discovered by the Kepler space telescope – research that will help them determine the composition of these planets and ultimately whether or not they are capable of supporting life.

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2011-04-18 06:30:00

Detecting exoplanets that orbit at large distances from their star remains a challenge for planet hunters.

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2010-11-18 13:55:00

Galactic cannibalism brings an exoplanet of extragalactic origin within astronomers' reach.

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2010-07-09 07:20:00

A team of astronomers from Germany, Bulgaria and Poland have used a completely new technique to find an exotic extrasolar planet.

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2010-01-14 09:30:00

Astronomers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and other institutions, using the highly sensitive 10-meter Keck I telescope atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea, have detected an extrasolar planet with a mass just four times that of Earth.

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2009-06-01 11:25:00

Astronomers have discovered a distant "sun" residing in the constellation Aquila, in what they are calling the smallest known star to host a planet.

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2009-05-08 08:35:00

Researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass have created an "astro-comb" to help astronomers detect lighter planets, more like Earth, around distant stars.

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2009-01-20 09:35:00

Astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have discovered a planet somewhat larger and more massive than Neptune orbiting a star 120 light-years from Earth.


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