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Gaia Mission Could Help Map Exoplanets

Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, exoplanets )

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The Kepler mission from NASA has discovered more than 3,600 possible worlds, a haul greater than any mission before it. Now researchers suggest the Gaia spacecraft, scheduled for launch on December 19, could also be a bonanza for discovering exoplanets

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Jennifer B. (85)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 12:29 pm

natasha salgado (717)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 1:30 pm
Great...but i believe more attention needs to be right here on earth before we destroy it to shreds.

Roger Garin-michaud (154)
Friday December 27, 2013, 1:31 pm
noted, thanks

Birgit W. (159)
Friday December 27, 2013, 1:46 pm
Thanks for sharing.

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday December 27, 2013, 3:29 pm
Interesting. Thank you.

Barbara V. (51)
Friday December 27, 2013, 6:07 pm
Now, you know doggone well that if humans managed to get to another planet, they would just pollute it and kill its wildlife. It would be better to clean house (and minds) here before seeking other planets. In my humble opinion humans ought to be forever confined to this planet rather than ruining life elsewhere.

Jav R. (0)
Friday December 27, 2013, 9:13 pm
Gracias por publicas

Thomas B. (1)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 2:54 pm
Enrico Fermi thought that the reason we have not been contacted by any of the statistically thousands of intelligent civilizations in the galaxy, was they probably destroyed themselves when they reached our level of technology. He is probably right.

Carmen S. (617)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 6:26 pm
Interesting, thanks Freya for sharing this.
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