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Review: Kepler-22b – hype or new home?

The 18th meeting of the astronomy twitter journal club was all about science hype. The topic was suggested when the Kepler team announced the discovery of Kepler-22b – the exoplanet the media immediately christened “Earth’s twin”. There’s some more information … Continue reading

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Review: Planet Occurrence within 0.25 AU of Solar-Type Stars from Kepler

For the second Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting we discussed a paper from the Kepler team: Planet Occurrence within 0.25 AU of Solar-Type Stars from Kepler (Howard et al. 2011). Technical problems with twitter took up most of the first … Continue reading

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This week’s paper: Planet Occurrence within 0.25 AU of Solar-Type Stars from Kepler

The paper selected for discussion at the second meeting of the astronomy twitter journal club (8pm UK time, 7pm UT, Thursday 23rd June) is Planet Occurrence within 0.25 AU of Solar-Type Stars from Kepler (Howard et al. 2011). As the … Continue reading

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