NASA RELEASES KEPLER DATA ON POTENTIAL EXTRASOLAR PLANETS

June 15 – NASA’s Kepler Mission has released 43 days of science data on more than 156,000 stars. These stars are being monitored for subtle brightness changes as part of an ongoing search for Earth-like planets outside of our solar system. Astronomers will use the new data to determine if orbiting planets are responsible for brightness variations in several hundred stars.
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2010-200

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