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The World in Our Backyard

Astronomers using large optical telescopes in Chile have discovered an Earth-size world around our nearest stellar neighbor, Proxima Centauri.
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Communicate New Worlds of Discovery

What we know about our universe is changing all the time. New discoveries are happening more now than at any time in our history as humans. Help the SETI Institute explore life in the universe and share this journey with the world!