11 July 2019
Scientists intend to use FAST-Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope for the search of extra-solar planets, or exoplanets, which have magnetic fields like Earth, within 100 light-years from Earth. Astronomers from countries including China and France recently published their ambitious observation plan using FAST in the academic journal Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics.
Link to the abstract of the article in Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics