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TRAPPIST-1 and the March of Science
May 20, 2017
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TRAPPIST-1 and the March of Science

A really remarkable event in science is the discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 exo-planetary system. That’s a good example of how an armada of telescopes¬†can work together to chart new frontiers in the cosmos. Seven Earth-sized planets have been found in resonant orbits around a faint star much smaller than the Sun. The new...

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