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Europe Forced to Turn Blind Eye to Far-Flung Planets

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Science  14 Nov 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5648, pp. 1130
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5648.1130a

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CAMBRIDGE, U.K.-- Bowing to harsh budgetary realities, the European Space Agency has aborted plans for the Eddington observatory, a $205 million effort to hunt for planets beyond our solar system.