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Could you be a planet hunter?


The public are being asked to help Oxford University astronomers find planets orbiting other stars which may have been lost in the data fed by NASA over the past 18 months.

Science correspondent Tom Feilden explains what happened to the missing planets. And the university's Arfon Smith describes the planet hunter programme.

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