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SETI In search of planets and life around other stars

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Thu, 13 May 1999 17:45:47 -0400

In search of planets and life around other stars

Abstract, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science

The discovery of over a dozen low-mass companions to nearby
stars has intensified scientific and public interest in a
longer term search for habitable planets like our own.

However, the nature of the detected companions, and in
particular whether they resemble Jupiter in properties and
origin, remains undetermined.

Full article online:

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/full/96/10/5353