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The Search for Another Earth

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From a theoretical viewpoint we expected the formation of stars to be accompanied by the formation of planets. It is good to see that the observations are confirming the basic theory. But the sort of planets we found are nothing like we expected!

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Freya H. (340)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 8:57 pm
We must expand our species to other star systems and set up colonies on other planets ifwe are to survive. Perhaps by the time we have the technology for interstellar flight (with or without warp drive or whatever) we will have learned how to be better planetary caretakers.

Samantha Richardson (5)
Saturday March 31, 2012, 9:39 pm
I don't believe the expansion of the human race to every other inhabitable planet is a good idea (look how well we treated the first planet) but its certainly exciting to think that another similar planet could be out there. It would be amazing to learn what kind of life developed on the planet, if its history is at all similar to ours, or if life evolved completely differently. It would be such a great scientific discovery!

wolfNoFwdsPls a. (135)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 12:02 am
BPExxonShekllTepco MUST divert people's attention to other star systems to keep up their profits while finishing off Earth('s living communities)


Teresa W. (767)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 1:49 am
thank you

Ra Sc (8)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:40 pm
There isn't a whole lot of information in this article, unfortunately.

Nirvana Jaganath (26)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:46 pm

Quanta Kiran (67)
Sunday April 1, 2012, 10:39 pm

KS Goh (0)
Monday April 2, 2012, 5:50 am
Thanks for the article.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 3, 2012, 5:37 pm
The article has almost no more information than the summary! hmph. they say they found some weird worllds but they don't say weird how.

Robert Hardy (68)
Friday April 6, 2012, 10:41 pm
Well I guess this puts the final lid on the myth that we are the center of the Universe! RIP you silly lie.
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