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A New Set Of Directions For Exoplanet Hunting
2012-11-13 11:07:51

The search for planets around other stars might have gotten a little easier now that a Lowell astronomer and her colleagues have developed a set of directions, per se, to aid others in the hunt for exoplanets.

2008-01-10 14:17:01

AUSTIN, Texas — A quartet of stars has been discovered in an intimate cosmic dance, swirling around each other within a region about the same as Jupiter's orbit around the sun.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.