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Old 02-13-2009, 11:16 AM   #8
iainl140285
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Default Re: Organic molecule hints at alien life

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Originally Posted by BROOK View Post
I'd like to know how they detect a molecule that small and that far away in space....anybody know?
Great question! So they can detect planets, just, as long as they are big enough, by the wobble they cause against the star they are orbiting.

But a freakin molecule!? Come on!


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