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  ·        ‘Scientists from the American space agency NASA say they might have found as many as 1000 new planets in distant solar systems’ So BBC news trumpeted in 2011. But note the words ’may’ and ‘as many as’ and in the fine print ‘planet candidates’ – still exciting stuff though.. Details at:–

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12349872
http://kepler.nasa.gov/news/index.cfm?FuseAction=ShowNews&NewsID=98

 

 

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