February 21 Postings
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Discover Magazine says, "The tale of these ancient
hominids revolves around one huge question: Were they our direct
ancestors, or were they an evolutionary dead end brushed
aside by another, more advanced species?"
From Discover Magazine: "The search is on. NASA has given the Terrestrial Planet Finder
mission top priority, and a team of Princeton astronomers has come up
with a design for a space-based telescope that within two decades could
locate a planet that looks a lot like home."