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Old 10-07-2010, 09:18 PM
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The actual paper is here http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/arxiv/pdf/...009.5733v1.pdf

It's not the most compelling read, but I think that the most important part is on page 34. It basically says that we have hardly looked thoroughly at the close stars and we already have found a possibly viable planet. This really increases the chances of finding more and a lot more.
At around page 13 it starts picking up. Before that it just a rather lenghty introduction and analysis of Gliese 581 and its constituent planets. I love looking at the observational data. While I have yet to understand all of it, it gives a good insight into planetary observations.

I will continue reading this paper.

Thanks for sharing.
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