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FINDS: One Step Closer to Faraway Earths

Posted by Amir Alexander on 2011/04/01 12:00 CDT

Amir Alexander explains more about the FINDS Exo-Earths project and how it will help planet hunters detect distant Earths in the depths of space.

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Arsenic and Deep Space?

Posted by Bill Nye on 2010/12/02 12:10 CST

If you or I ingest arsenic, doesn't go so well. If you are, on the other hand, a certain species of bacterium from Mono Lake, California, ingesting this seemingly toxic metal is simple enough.

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FINDS Exo-Earths Starts Up: Testing the Prototype

Posted by Debra Fischer on 2009/10/30 12:00 CDT | 2 comments

The prototype that Julien constructed in the lab was taken to Lick Observatory, and we had our first-light run with the fiber in July.

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