SETI [Fwd: [seti] Alien Earths article in New Scientist]


Robert Owen (rowen@technologist.com)
Tue, 28 Sep 1999 14:37:59 -0400


Larry Klaes wrote:

> From: Larry Klaes <lklaes@bbn.com>
>
> http://www.newscientist.com/ns/19990925/newsstory8.html
>
> "In a paper submitted to The Astrophysical Journal,
> they conclude that a planet caused a 2.5-hour-long blip
> in the brightness of a star near the centre of our Galaxy.
>
> >From the size and timing of the blip, they calculate that
> the planet may be as light as a few Earths, and orbits its
> star in the inner zone where rocky planets are likely to form."

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