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Fraser
2014-Mar-04, 02:50 PM
Good news for planet-hunters: planets around red dwarf stars are more abundant than previously believed, according to new research. A new study — which detected eight new planets around these stars — says that “virtually” all red dwarfs have planets around them. Moreover, super-Earths (planets that are slightly larger than our own) are orbiting in […]

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iquestor
2014-Mar-04, 06:35 PM
thanks Fraser. I think we are fast determining that earth like potentially habitable planets are extremely plentiful. Now if we could just find the actual Inhabitants :)

Maggnum
2014-Mar-04, 06:36 PM
I don't know iquestor, I sometimes wonder if we have seen any intelligent life at all..............

iquestor
2014-Mar-04, 06:37 PM
I don't know iquestor, I sometimes wonder if we have seen any intelligent life at all..............

perhaps the fact we haven't heard from them is a sure sign of their advanced intelligence.... :)