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Fraser
2009-Apr-08, 12:10 AM
An Australian doctoral researcher using a backyard telescope has made a potentially big discovery: Earth’s oceans and continents shine differently on the dark side of the moon. Now, Sally Langford, a doctoral candidate in physics at the*University of Melbourne, is suggesting the “earthshine” of planets around other stars could provide long-distance windows into their surface features. (...)Read [...]

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