Recent Cosmic Discovery
For many years, people thought that the planet Earth was the only planet of its kind. In addition, it was believed that the Milky Way was the only galaxy that contained planets like ours. A significant amount of time and money has gone into this quest for the unknown. Over 90 extrasolar planets have been announced over the last 15 years and over 1,200 Sun-like stars have been observed. Ultimately, little success has been made
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