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Saturday, September 4, 2010
Kepler Probe Ffinds Two Saturn-Sized Planets Orbiting A Single Star 2,000 Light Years Away
An artist's impression of the two Saturn-sized planets as they orbit the same star
From The Daily Mail:
Two giant Saturn-sized planets have been spotted passing in front of the same star, Nasa scientists announced today.
It is the first time more than one planet has ever been discovered 'transiting' a single star.
The two planets were discovered by the space telescope Kepler and will give scientists vital information about how planets were formed and how they interact with each other.
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