So HARPS releases news about 50 new exoplanets this week and soon after comes this!
NASA will announce a new discovery by its Kepler planet-hunting telescope on Thursday 15 September in a press conference featuring astronomers and — oddly — a representative from Industrial Light & Magic (ILM).
The announcement is scheduled for Thursday at 18:00 UTC/GMT and will broadcast and webcast live on NASA TV.
15 September. Just announced! Click here for the latest news and post.
The visual effects company, a division of Lucasfilm Ltd., was founded in 1975 by filmmaker George Lucas to produce the effects for his “Star Wars” films.
Source: NASA – Kepler