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Kepler Space Telescope Detects an Alien Megastructure 1500 Light Years Away?

If you read nothing else between now and January, a recent article in The Atlantic Monthly perhaps should be it. (And then, when you start reading again in January, perhaps you should Google immediately the article’s subject for the rest … Continue reading

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Kepler Telescope Detects an Earth-Size Planet Orbiting a Star Like Our Own

The New York Times today: Scientists working with NASA’s Kepler satellite reported Thursday that they might have spotted a planet just 1.5 times the diameter of Earth around a Sun-like star. And, not to be outdone, the Europeans announced an … Continue reading

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