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Finding New Planets With Cloud Computing?

Surveys for Transiting Planets Planet finding is a heavy industry these days. The Kepler satellite (http://kepler.nasa.gov/), launched on 06 March 2009, is a NASA mission that uses high-precision photometry to search for transiting exoplanets around main sequence stars. The French … Continue reading

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