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Gliese 581g: Habitable?

“Nearly two years after spotting Gliese 581g, the celebrated ‘first potentially habitable’ alien world, the planet’s discoverers continue to fight for its existence.” Rest of article here.

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Exoplanet Comb

In the search for worlds that are like Earth, a finer scale is needed. “Exoplanet Hunters Get a Technology Boost in Search for Earth-like Planets“  ESO image

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Tug, Tug, Tug, Tug. Hi! I’m KOI-872c!

New exoplanet found using the using the highly scientific tug method. Astronomers using the Kepler Space Telescope have observed the gravitational tugging of one previously hidden planet on another known planet orbiting the sun-like star KOI-872. This technique led to Neptune’s discovery in the year 1846, via its gravitational influence on Uranus. This is the […]

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“Neil deGrasse Tyson Remembers His First Meeting with Carl Sagan” at Open Culture

“Neil deGrasse Tyson Remembers His First Meeting with Carl Sagan” at Open Culture. → Read the article and watch the video ← Skeptic Trumps Cards by Crispian Jago, Caricatures by Neil Davies

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Latest Kepler Finds: Kepler-20e and Kepler-20f

Latest Kepler finds. Two new planets are most Earth-like ever seen – but hot as hell Video on Guardian Credit: NASA/Ames/Caltech. Previous Kepler Posts: Kepler Finds Planet in Habitable Zone Orbiting Sun-Like Star ATTN: Armchair Astronomers. You too can hunt for exoplanets. Alan P. Boss – The Crowded Universe

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Theoretical Physicist, Lisa Randall’s “Knocking on Heaven’s Door” Book

Lisa Randall’s, Knocking on Heaven’s Door, explores current particle physics and discusses approaches in scientific thinking. More about the book: Michael Barton’s review at Portland Book Review. Review at physics4me. More about Lisa Randall: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. About Lisa Randall at One Giant Leap of Awesome. Lisa Randall talks about her […]

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Kepler Finds Planet in Habitable Zone Orbiting Sun-Like Star

Kepler Finds Planet in Habitable Zone Orbiting Sun-Like Star. Read more at Nasa.

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¡Carl Sagan Day!

Happy Carl Sagan Day 2011! http://centerforinquiry.net/carlsaganday Previous post on Carl Sagan: Carl Sagan – Cosmos Remixed

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History of Science!

I’m a history graduate and student, and I love science, of course, so I was very happy to stumble on this list! List of History of Science Blogs Also added to the Exoresources blog list. by Kotomicreations

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Headbangin’ in a Heavy Metal Universe

The Heavy Metal Universe! That’s the title that got my attention over at ScienceBlogs. I happen to like heavy metal music and Ethan Siegel did a headbangin’ up job describing heavy metals out there. Read, The Heavy Metal Universe!

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