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Fraser
2009-May-08, 02:00 PM
As the race ramps up to find Earth-like planets around other stars, lasers are a viable option.That according to researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, who have created an “astro-comb,” a sort of calibration tool based on wavelengths of light, to pick up minute variations in a star’s motion caused by [...]

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