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Fraser
2014-Mar-06, 02:50 PM
Measuring the atmospheric pressure of a distant exoplanet may seem like a daunting task but astronomers at the University of Washington have now developed a new technique to do just that. When exoplanet discoveries first started rolling in, astronomers laid emphasis in finding planets within the habitable zone the band around a star where […]

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iquestor
2014-Mar-06, 03:24 PM
Wow. That is just awesome. The trick now is to identify a few good candidates. exciting times!