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Project 1640 Conducts First Remote Reconnaissance of Another Solar System

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Astronomers have conducted a remote reconnaissance of a distant solar system with a new telescope imaging system that sifts through the blinding light of stars. Using a suite of high-tech instrumentation and software called Project 1640, the scientists collected the first chemical fingerprints, or spectra, of this system’s four red exoplanets, which orbit a star 128 light years away from Earth.

Tags: Astrophysics, Exoplanets

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Milstein Science Series Kicks Off March 10

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This spring, as the Museum celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the Irma and Paul Milstein Family Hall of Ocean Life, visitors can be transported to remote South Pacific coral reefs, the Cocos Island off Costa Rica, and other fascinating destinations as part of this season’s Milstein Science Series.

Tags: Family, Our Research

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