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Flurry of News Articles About Data Release and Kepler-11 System
02.03.2011

Here are links to a few of the over 980 articles about the Kepler Data Release and Kepler-11 six-planet system. Thanks to Charlie Sobeck for compiling this list.

New York Times: “Kepler Planet Hunter Finds 1,200 Possibilities,” http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/03/science/03planet.html Quote from Dennis Overbye's article: "Astronomers have cracked the Milky Way like a piñata, and planets are now pouring out so fast that they don’t know what to do with them all."

Associated Press: “NASA spots 54 potentially life-friendly planets,”
http://www.seattlepi.com/national/1501ap_us_sci_alien_planets.html

Bloomberg: “Sun-Like Star With Six Planets Is Found 2,000 Light-Years Away,” http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-02-02/sun-like-star-with-six-planets-is-found-2-000-light-years-away.html

Washington Post: “Solar system with six exoplanets, others in habitable zones found by NASA's Kepler,” http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/02/AR2011020203440.html?wprss=rss_nation/science

US News and World Report: “Spacecraft Sees Signs of 1,200-Plus Worlds”
http://www.usnews.com/science/articles/2011/02/02/spacecraft-sees-signs-of-1200-plus-worlds

Wall Street Journal: “Planet Hunt Comes up With Host of New Candidates”
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704775604576120353796259940.html

Reuters: “Space telescope spots odd new solar system,” http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/02/02/us-space-planets-idUSTRE7117GY20110202

BBC: “Six exoplanets in close orbit around far-flung star,” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12333766

Time: “NASA: Many Planets Outside Solar System,” http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2045717,00.html

National Geographic: “Six New Planets: Mini-Neptunes Found Around Sunlike Star,” http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/02/110202-nasa-kepler-new-planets-found-mini-neptunes-space-science-nature/

MSNBC-Cosmic Log: “Planetary six-pack poses a puzzle,” http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/02/02/5972312-planetary-six-pack-poses-a-puzzle

Discover: “Motherlode of potential planets found: more than 1200 alien worlds!”
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/02/02/motherlode-of-potential-planets-found-more-than-1200-alien-worlds/

New Scientist: “Alien solar system packs its planets like sardines,”
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn20078-alien-solar-system-packs-its-planets-like-sardines.html?DCMP=OTC-rss&nsref=space

Scientific American: “A Wealth of Worlds: Kepler Spacecraft Finds 6 New Exoplanets and Hints at 1,200 More,” http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=kepler-11-thousands-extrasolar-planets

Wired: “Exoplanet Hunter Finds Bounty of Multi-Planet Solar System,” http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/02/kepler-data-dump/

Wired Exclusive: “Chat With Exoplanet Guru Geoff Marcy”
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/02/geoff-marcy-qa/

The Atlantic: “NASA Discovers Evidence of Five Habitable Earth-Size Planets,” http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/02/nasa-discovers-evidence-of-five-habitable-earth-size-planets/70666/

Nature: “A closely packed system of low-mass, low-density planets transiting Kepler-11,” http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v470/n7332/full/nature09760.html

Voice of America: “NASA Telescope Discovers 1,000 New Possible Planets,” http://www.voanews.com/english/news/usa/NASA-Telescope-Discovers-1000-New-Possible-Planets--115113769.html

Guardian UK: “Nasa scientists discover planetary system,” http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/feb/02/new-planets-solar-system

Nature Astronomy: “Exoplanets on the cheap,” http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110202/full/470027a.html

Yahoo! News: “NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Discovers New Solar System 2,000 Light Years from Earth,” http://news.yahoo.com/s/ac/20110202/sc_ac/7766628_nasas_kepler_space_telescope_discovers_new_solar_system_2000_light_years_from_earth

PC Magazine: “NASA's Kepler Mission Discovers Earth-like Planets,” http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2379256,00.asp

Popular Science: “New-Found Cornucopia of Exoplanets More Than Doubles the Current Cosmic Census,” http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-02/kepler-telescope-team-announces-exoplanet-cornucopia-more-doubling-current-cosmic-census

Discovery News: “Exoplanet Bonanza Boosts Count by 1200,” http://news.discovery.com/space/kepler-exoplanet-count-increase-110202.html

CNET: “Kepler spacecraft spots profusion of possible planets,” http://news.cnet.com/8301-19514_3-20030435-239.html

Popular Mechanics: “Kepler Finds 1235 Planets in Four Months: William Borucki Q&A,” http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/space/telescopes/kepler-nasa-telescope-questions-5172767

Boing Boing: “Science and press conferences: Seeing our own shadow,” http://www.boingboing.net/2011/02/02/science-and-press-co.html

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