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How to Find an Exoplanet

 How to Find an Exoplanet

Scientists have discovered hundreds of exoplanets. How do you detect something that far away? See more »

Planet, Schmanet, Janet. I'll Raise You 714.

 Planet, Schmanet, Janet. I'll Raise You 714.

Kepler has announced the discovery of 715 new exoplanets. Learn about Kepler and the search for exoplanets in this Fw:Thinking blog post. See more »

Spying on Distant Planets - with X-rays!

 Spying on Distant Planets - with X-rays!

The Chandra X-ray Observatory and the XMM Newton Observatory have spied exoplanet HD 189733b. Read about HD 189733b in this blog post. See more »

If There's a Bright Center to the Universe

 If There's a Bright Center to the Universe

Binary star systems could host life-producing planets. Read about binary stars and extraterrestrial life in this Fw:Thinking blog post. See more »