To Find Earth-Like Planets, Astronomers Are Using the Habitable Zone Planet Finder

A new astronomical spectrograph provides the highest-precision measurements to date of infrared signals from nearby stars, researchers report. The spectrograph allows astronomers to detect planets capable of having liquid water on their surfaces that orbit cool stars outside our solar system, according to a new paper in the journal Optica.

— Read on curiosity.com/topics/to-find-earth-like-planets-astronomers-are-using-the-habitable-zone-planet-finder-curiosity

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