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More Planets than Stars – But Axial Tilt may be the Key to Life

There is an average of more than one planet per star in the Milky Way Image Credit: NASA / ESA / ESO With the forthcoming publication in the journal Nature on 12 January, it is estimated that there are more … Continue reading

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The Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey – 2012 to 2021

by Dave Fischer The National Research Council has released Its sixth decadal survey of astronomy and astrophysics. The plan focuses on three science objectives: The exploration of the origins of the universe The search for habitable planets outside our solar … Continue reading

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