Alien Planet Haul: NASA Space Telescope Spots 41 New Exoplanets

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    Alien Planet Haul: NASA Space Telescope Spots 41 New Exoplanets
    Exoplanet Haul: 41 New Alien Worlds Found | Space.com

    by Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com Contributor

    Date: 20 August 2012 Time: 02:28 PM ET


     
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    Well, if we ever develop a Tran-C drive, we will have plenty of targets. And in the meantime, Voyeger 2 is now nine billion miles from Earth, and still reporting back.
     
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    Kepler finds first multi-planet system around a binary star
    August 28, 2012
    Read more at: Kepler finds first multi-planet system around a binary star
     
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    Wonder if they'll have an online feed?...
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    Australia unveils colossal radio telescope
    Sat, Oct 06, 2012 - Some of the antennae of the Australian SKA Pathfinder telescope stretches over the landscape yesterday at the remote Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory in the Western Australian desert.

     
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    Kepler not to be repaired, Voyager leaves the solar system...
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    Kepler's Planet-hunting Days End
    August 16, 2013 > NASA is ending its attempts to restore the Kepler Space Telescope to full working order. The US space agency will now focus on analyzing the data collected over the past four years as the spacecraft searched for Earth-like planets around other stars in our galaxy.
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    Paper: Voyager 1 Leaves Solar System
    August 16, 2013 > Eleven billion miles and 36 years after its launch, some researchers say the Voyager 1 spacecraft has finally left our solar system and entered interstellar space.
     
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    Let'see, the sparkling things we see above our heads on a clear night are verified (at considerable expense) by NASA to be.....drum roll....extra terrestrial.
     
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