January 31, 2013
Some Planets Make Researchers Uncomfortable
Maggie McKee, Nature News
Ever since Copernicus evicted Earth from its privileged spot at the centre of the Solar System, researchers have embraced the idea that there is nothing special about our time and place in the Universe. What observers see now, they presume, has been going on for billions of years — and will continue for eons to come.
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