Saturday, April 8, 2017

Volunteers find new system of four super-Earths within hours

Artist's impression of the Kepler Spacecraft

Lately it seems like everyone has been discovering new exoplanets far beyond our solar system. In the case of a new citizen science project called Exoplanet Explorers, literally anyone can help comb through Kepler Space Telescope data to identify new exoplanets – and within just two days of launching, the crowdsourced effort found four super-Earths orbiting the same star.

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