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NASA needs Kitt Peak telescope for exoplanet duty

NASA needs Kitt Peak telescope for exoplanet duty

Development comes just as National Science Foundation was looking to cut ties.

November 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Scientists from around the world exchange ideas on space exploration at Oro Valley conference

Astrobiologists hope an array of new telescopes and space missions, combined with technological leaps, will lead to evidence of life on exoplanets.

March 23, 2014 1:58 pmLoading…

Big, small have roles in hunt for exoplanets, Arizona sites show

A telescope about the size of a decent camera, operated from a tiny observatory in Sonoita, has discovered its third exoplanet.

June 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
NASA telescope’s planet-hunting days may be over

NASA telescope’s planet-hunting days may be over

LOS ANGELES — NASA’s Kepler planet-hunting telescope is broken, potentially jeopardizing a mission that opened up whole new possibilities on life outside the solar system.

May 15, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

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