Planet finding in center stage

Looking up into the starry night sky one might speculate just how many worlds like our own might be out there. Astronomers are now working towards answering this question with the help of the SPECULOOS Southern Observatory project. The four 1-metre telescopes are tasked with locating and studying potentially habitable Earth-sized planets orbiting stars with cooler temperatures.

 

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Release date:28 April 2020, 09:57
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