NASA is poised to find planets that are liveable

Planets abound in the galaxy. Over the past decade, scientists have discovered giant planets mostly by radial velocity techniques that detect the spectral shift in a star’s light caused by the to and fro tug of an unseen planetary companion. In the near future, with the launch of NASA’s Kepler Mission in 2008, we’ll have the tools to seek evidence

read more | digg story

Advertisements

%d bloggers like this: