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The Search for Extraterrestrial Life: An Update

  Of the over 150,000 stars monitored by the Kepler spacecraft for evidence of exoplanets, or planets outside of our solar system, the star KIC 8462852 may be the most mysterious. The task of Kepler, launched in 2009, is to watch for a slight dimming of the light from each star, caused by planets transiting … Continue reading


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