2 Rocky Earth-Like Worlds; Most Distant Quasar Found in Reionization Era; ESPRESSO Better Than HARPS

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This week, astronomers at ESO find yet another system with rocky, earth-sized planets; the most distant quasar from the most distant supermassive black hole has been observed in the early universe and finding such a big black hole so early after the universe has astronomers confused; and a new planet finding spectrograph sees first light ushering in a new phase of precision for ground-based exoplanet research.

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