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NASA And USQ Discover Four Alien Worlds

Astronomers have identified four new exoplanets, worlds beyond our solar system, orbiting a pair of related young stars called TOI 2076 and TOI 1807. The two stars, only 130 light years away, and their ‘teenage’ planets may help unlock a mystery of the universe – how planetary systems, including our own, evolved. NASA has announced […]

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NASA's TESS

USQ Astronomers To Begin New Exoplanet Observations

Following a successful launch of NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), USQ astronomers will be ready to begin planetary observations . The TESS launch will mark a major expansion of the search for planets beyond the Solar system and is expected to catalogue thousands of exoplanets in addition to those already discovered by the Kepler mission. […]

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