Space eye with 34 telescopes will investigate one million stars

The exploration of planets around stars other than the Sun, known as extrasolar planets or ‘exoplanets’, is one of the most exciting topics of 21st century science. One of the key goals of this research is to discover and learn the properties of Earth-like worlds in the Sun’s neighbourhood. The European Space Agency will do this in preparing a new space mission named PLATO.

from Space & Time News — ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1h580bj

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