Latest Extrasolar Stories
NASA has selected seven scientists as recipients of the 2014 Carl Sagan Exoplanet Postdoctoral Fellowships. The fellowship, named for the late astronomer, was created to inspire the next generation of explorers seeking to learn more about planets, and possibly life, around other stars.
Planetary researchers have a new tool in their artillery when trying to hunt for extrasolar planets. Scientists can now use simulated models developed by a group of scientists of how planets are born, helping the hunt for extrasolar planets.
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