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Fraser
2012-Jul-10, 05:50 PM
Looking directly at stars is a bad way to find planets orbiting faraway suns but using a new technique, scientists can now sift the starlight to find new exoplanets millions of times dimmer than their parent stars. “We are blinded by this starlight,” says Ben R. Oppenheimer, a curator in the American Museum of Natural [...]

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