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I'm such a cynical old fart.

When I heard the news that they detected water on K2-18b 128 lightyears away and they all standed there exited about the finding and the viewer get the impression that they actually saw water on a planet.

Meanwhile I'm thinking.

Yeah right, first off you find a star. Then detect a wobble in its light. Then try to figure out where /a/ planet is. Then read the spectrum emitted from that direction. It's a lot of spikes on a graph is what it is. Still cool though.

Also s/exited/excited/

I should learn how to spell properly.

p-r-o-p-e-r-l-y

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