Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive


Forgot your password?

Submission + - Just how do you find an exoplanet? (

bdking writes: Astronomers continue to discover planets outside our solar system, with the latest being located in the constellation Pictor, about 42 light years from Earth. This comes two weeks after an exoplanet was found "just" 4.4 light years from our planet. What are the various techniques scientists use to identify exoplanets?
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Just how do you find an exoplanet?

Comments Filter:

Crazee Edeee, his prices are INSANE!!!