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New Optics Technology Used for Exoplanet Hunting

A new method for detecting exoplanets has been successfully used for the first time. The technology, which was installed on the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), has provided images of a planetary system previously invisible to astronomers. The … Continue reading

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Habitable Exoplanet May Not Exist

Two weeks ago, we learned of an exciting new discovery in our galaxy. The first sign of a possible Goldilocks planet orbiting one of our closest stellar neighbours. Not too hot and not too cold, with the possibility of liquid water, Gliese … Continue reading

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