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  • Over 100 potential planets spotted

    Over 100 potential planets spotted

     Scientists have detected more than 100 new potential exoplanets, including one orbiting a star about 8.1 light years away from the Earth, using one of the most successful techniques for spotting alien worlds. Astronomers released the largest-ever compilation of exoplanet-detecting observations made using a technique called the radial velocity method. The radial velocity method takes …

    February 14, 2017