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Planet Hunting Gets Rocky As Teams Clash Over Small Worlds

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Science  03 Sep 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5689, pp. 1382
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5689.1382

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The excitement over the discovery of what may be the first rocky bodies known to circle other ordinary stars like the sun was dimmed by a preemptive announcement that stunned U.S. observers.