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Scientists have used a Nasa supercomputer to work out what our solar system would look like to alien astronomers searching for other planets.

New simulations have tracked the interactions of thousands of dust grains to how this view might have changed as our planetary system matured.

And astronomers hope that the new view could help them learn how to spot planets orbiting distant stars.

The dust originates in the Kuiper Belt, a cold-storage zone beyond Neptune where millions of icy bodies - including Pluto - orbit the Sun.


I have seen things.... beautiful things.
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It is a big program.
Still A long road to go!
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But then I was like, AMAZING!

Truly amazing

I love these kind of science news
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It make sense kinda, since all those dust orbiting the solar system provide evidence that there is planet in some solar system, but at the same time can't provide clear image because telescope is just a fancy expenive digital camera that take picture with many feature. but is all the same concept, like trying to see pass the picture in front of the object (like the family guy episode where peter went blind (S4 E3)) which is very hard to do
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Very interesting.


Edited by Digital Artist - 10/13/12 at 1:40pm
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I have seen things.... beautiful things.
I've seen things, I've seen them with my eyes
I've seen things, they're often in disguise.

    
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At first I was like, why're they running FurMark?

But then I was like, AMAZING!

Truly amazing

I love these kind of science news
If you love this stuff and havent seen it i suggest watching "the Universer". Its a show on the History channel that picks random topics in the univerese to go over. One of them was alien planets and was fantastic. They are all on netflix if you have the.

I would reccomend it to anyone. Its a bit creepy at times though, some of the ideas are just so out there.
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good,i love these kind of researches
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