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Artificial intelligence, NASA data used to discover eighth planet circling distant star
Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, with the recent discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, a Sun-like star 2,545 light years from Earth. The planet was discovered in data from NASA’s Kepler Space …
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Zooniverse citizen scientists find star system with five planets
Citizen scientists processing data from NASA’s K2 extended exoplanet-hunting mission discovered a star system with five orbiting planets and a possible sixth world. Working with Zooniverse’s Exoplanet Explorers program, volunteers sift through data …
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Gaze At The Stars With The Ridgefield Discovery Center At New Pond Farm
REDDING/RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — Imagine looking up into the nighttime sky and seeing a hunter and his dogs, a bull and a charioteer. You can do just that at a stargazing event this weekend with the Discovery Center at Ridgefield and New Pond Farm …
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