MODERN SCIENCE THEATER: The European Space Agency plans to launch a new planet hunter in 2024. The mission is called PLATO, which stands for Planetary Transits and Oscillations of Stars. PLATO will ... more 
MODERN SCIENCE THEATER: The European Space Agency plans to launch a new planet hunter in 2024. The mission is called PLATO, which stands for Planetary Transits and Oscillations of Stars. PLATO will use 34 telescopes to scan up to a million stars for signs of orbiting planets. less 
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