Scopes See Exoplanets and Violent Astrophysics

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Jul 31, 20121m
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Scopes See Exoplanets and Violent Astrophysics
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Palomar Observatory's Project 1640 on the Hale Telescope allows astronomers to directly observe exoplanets, whereas the gamma-ray sensitive HESS 2 in Namibia tracks violent astrophysical events such as supernovae and flaring black holes. John Matson reports

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