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Credit: Chuck Carter/Caltech/KISS

A telescope array in France looks for radio signals whipped up by the magnetic dynamos of exoplanets. Just what could it mean for our understanding of far-off worlds?

Another observatory, the Owens Valley Long Wavelength Array in California, will have 352 antennas when it is complete next year. It will observe the whole sky continuously and, with luck, catch the rare, extra bright radio flash of a planet struck by a coronal mass ejectiona fast-moving bubble of stellar wind.

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