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8. Comment #418149 by Steve Zara on September 22, 2009 at 10:49 pm

I just can't get over the excitement of that. When I was young, there were endless articles about how incredibly difficult, if not impossible, it would to be detect extrasolar planets. I really never expected such a discovery in my lifetime.
Here here, it is truly one of the most fantastic and awe inspiring discoveries in science. Not because of the new information realised or anything ike that, but just bringing the wonder of the universe into our homes.

I'm very surprised much more hasn't been said about the discoveries on mainstream news or tv or anywhere else for that matter.

It is one of those things i always hoped to see in my lifetime but never thought it would happen. Even those fuzzy pics of an exo-solar system thrills my imagination.

Wed, 23 Sep 2009 22:02:00 UTC | #400272