09/13/2011 07:02 pm ET Updated Nov 13, 2011

Inside The Swiss Discovery Of 50 New Exoplanets Beyond The Milky Way

GENEVA - For Michel Mayor of the University of Geneva Observatory, it was an impressive list of achievements: his team managed to discover no less than 50 new exoplanets orbiting around another star than our sun, thanks to the HARPS spectrometer located at La Silla Observatory in Chile.

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