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Harvard Scientists Discover an “Invisible” Planet

September 13, 2011 Comments off

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Invisible alien planet discovered Harvard scientists have discovered what they have dubbed an “invisible  planet.”

While the planet is not actually invisible, scientists inferred its existence from “the influence it’s exerting on another planet,” bypassing more traditional methods of detecting planets that rely on visible evidence, lead researcher Sarah A. Ballard said.

Ballard, who is a graduate student in astronomy, found the planet—dubbed Kepler-19c and located 650 light-years from Earth in the constellation Lyra—during a routine examination of data collected from Read more…