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2009-Jan-20, 03:10 PM
Two of the hottest and most engaging topics in space and astronomy these days are 1.) exoplanets – planets orbiting other stars – and 2.) dark matter—that unknown stuff that seemingly makes up a considerable portion of our universe. There's a spacecraft currently in development that could help answer our questions about whether [...]

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2009-Jan-20, 03:21 PM
Something in my head says "No, not SIM-Lite, give me the full SIM", but realistically, I know that the full SIM mission would not get launched for many years, and I'll actually be pretty happy with the new information that SIM-Lite will tell us. Nice article!