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  • #16
    Headline - -Aliens on 1,000 nearby stars could see us, new study suggests

    https://www.livescience.com/aliens-s...xoplanets.html

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    • #17
      Originally posted by tandfman View Post
      Headline - -Aliens on 1,000 nearby stars could see us, new study suggests
      https://www.livescience.com/aliens-s...xoplanets.html
      Talk about a silly headline. I really doubt those aliens are on stars.

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      • #18
        Originally posted by Atticus View Post
        Talk about a silly headline. I really doubt those aliens are on stars.
        Some of those stars have planets, as the article points out:

        Planets, it turns out, are common in space. Since researchers first confirmed finding one transiting in front of its star in 1992, astronomers have found 4,292 confirmed planets beyond our solar system, orbiting 3,185 stars,
        But of course, you're right. The headline doesn't capture that at all.

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        • #19
          Originally posted by tandfman View Post
          Some of those stars have planets, as the article points out:
          But of course, you're right. The headline doesn't capture that at all.
          I knew what they meant, but editors are supposed to ensure that what the copy says conveys what they mean.

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