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How can we find exoplanets?

Life in the solar system getting you down? Looking for other intelligent lifeforms to hangout with? Maybe you need to visit another planet. Question is, where are they? As Douglas Adams noted in The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy:

“Space,” it says, “is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely,
mindbogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down
┬áthe road to thechemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space, listen…”

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