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Volunteers Help Discover Extra-Solar Planet

Posted October 17th, 2012 at 6:12 pm (UTC-5)
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The recent discovery of a four-star planet highlights the growing value of citizen scientists, non-professional enthusiasts – including  hobbyists, educators and amateur scientists – who participate in scientific endeavors. The discovery of the extrasolar planet dubbed PH1, which orbits twin suns and is itself orbited by a second distant pair of stars, was made through the combined efforts […]