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Monday, September 11, 2006

Network of Small Telescopes Find a Big Planet

"A network of amateur astronomers has discovered an extrasolar planet located 500 light years away. This incredible discovery was made using a technique that measures the brightness of thousands of stars, watching for a periodic dimming."

It's too big to have life on it, but yippee anyway!

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