Will SIM-Lite be able to detect habitable exo-Earths?

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Will SIM-Lite be able to detect habitable exo-Earths?

Post by Lazarus on 2nd February 2009, 7:10 pm

A troubling report - have only skimmed through it though, not read it in detail.
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Post by Edasich on 3rd February 2009, 5:31 am

Well, I just hope so. But I reckon HARPS may be the first detecting a Super-Earth either an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone.
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Post by Sirius_Alpha on 3rd February 2009, 1:12 pm

Edasich wrote:Well, I just hope so. But I reckon HARPS may be the first detecting a Super-Earth either an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone.

I'll bet there's such a planet at Gliese 581.

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