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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

The Habitable Exoplanet Catalog

When I was growing up, habitable planets outside our solar system were only the stuff of science fiction. Now, with the number of recently discovered planets growing regularly and further growth expected with new telescopes and different viewing methods, that number is expected to explode. You can keep up with the changes at The Habitable Exoplanets Catalog. Right now the numbers of planets expected to be habitable are low, but that's expected to change. If you're a Star Wars fan, there are a few potentially habitable moons listed too.

See it all for yourself at: http://phl.upr.edu/projects/habitable-exoplanets-catalog

Thanks to my friends at Universe Today for letting me in on this sci-fi sounding catalog: http://www.universetoday.com/91641/the-habitable-exoplanets-catalog-is-now-online/

Now come on scientists, neutrinos seem to be going faster than light, get busy on those warp or hyperspace drives! Let's see these worlds up close and personal!


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