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In Beyond Our Solar System scientists use new techniques to detect extrasolar planets despite this overwhelming brightness of the stars they orbit.

This feature story is an illustration of the process of science because it shows technologies and techniques scientists use to collect evidence of planets outside our solar system. (Read more about The Scientific Process.)

This Classroom Discussion Activity can be used to connect your students to the process of science, highlight overarching scientific themes, and enhance comprehension of the story.