View Full Version : Big Find: Citizen Scientists Discover Two Extrasolar Planets

2011-Sep-22, 02:50 PM
Hip-hip hooray for citizen scientists! The first two exoplanet candidates have been identified by members of the public through the citizen science project Planet Hunters. The project, which began in December 2010, uses public archive data from the planet-hunting Kepler mission, and excitingly, the planets were found within the first month after the project began. [...]

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