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Fraser
2010-Feb-03, 08:50 PM
Another technique has been added to the exo-planet hunters' toolkit, and it doesn't require huge ground-based telescopes or space-based observatories. A group of astronomers developed the new technique by using a relatively small Earth-based infrared telescope to identify an organic molecule in the atmosphere of a Jupiter-sized planet nearly 63 light-years away. This [...]

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