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First Potential Radio signal from Exo planet

An international team of scientists have collected the first possible radio signal from an exoplanet. The exoplanet is 51 light years away from the earth. What is unique about the Exoplanet? This is possibly the first radio signal received from a planet beyond solar system. The signals were received by a Low Frequency Array radio ..

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K2-229b: Hot, metallic Earth-sized planet discovered

Scientists using Kepler 2 telescope have discovered hot, metallic, Earth-sized planet named K2-229b orbiting dwarf star located 260 million light years away. They had employed Doppler spectroscopy technique also known as ‘wobble method‘ to discover and characterise this faraway planet. K2-229b K2-229b planet is almost 20% larger than Earth but has mass which is over two-and-a-half ..

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