Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Leap Towards a Career in Ethical Hacking with 60+ Hours of Prep Toward CISM, CISA, & More Certification Exams at 95% off ×
Space

Submission + - Just how do you find an exoplanet? (itworld.com)

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This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived.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:

"Irrigation of the land with sewater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It's called 'rain'." -- Michael McClary, in alt.fusion

Working...