February 21 Postings

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  • 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?”
  • “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.”

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