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  • New World of Iron Rain
    Discover the remarkable new planet that has a year that lasts a terrestrial day, and rains down not water, but iron. The discovery is made possible by a planetary detection method--called a transit search--where the parent star dims as the orbitting planets pass across
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  • Water Worlds
    Italian astronomers report on a method for water detection on extrasolar planets and cometary clouds, and their shortlist of candidates with promising initial findings from the 32-meter Medicina radio telescope.
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  • Gravity's Telescope
    Using a technique known as "gravitational microlensing", astronomers hope to find planets in Earth-like orbits around stars halfway across the galaxy.
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  • Gravity’s Telescope
    Using a technique known as "gravitational microlensing", astronomers hope to find planets in Earth-like orbits around stars halfway across the galaxy.
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  • Weighing In on Other Planets
    An international team of astronomers used the Hubble Space Telescope to help make a precise measurement of the mass of a planet outside our solar system.
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  • The Sun Also Rises Twice
    The startling effect of twin shadows and dual sunrises would make for double-vision on the first planet found orbiting a closely-coupled binary star system.
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  • Amateur Astronomers Hunt Planet
    Enlisting help for sighting a star as it dims when a planetary candidate passes across the star's face.
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  • Water Worlds
    Italian astronomers report on a method for water detection on extrasolar planets and cometary clouds, and their shortlist of candidates with promising initial findings from the 32-meter Medicina radio telescope.
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  • Shortlisting Stars With Planetary Systems
    Markus Landgraf and European Space Agency colleagues explore the first direct evidence of dust rings in our solar system, and propose a novel way to shortlist stars with likely extrasolar planets.
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  • Pale Blue Dot?
    Italian astronomers report on possible water spectrum found on planetary system of Upsilon Andromedae, 44 light-years away.
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