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The Copernicus Syndrome

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For Some Values of "Unique"

The lead for an article on extrasolar planets runs:
HD 10180—a sunlike star in the southern constellation Hydrus—may have as many as nine orbiting planets. 
And concludes with the following quote from the study leader:
"So [our] solar system is only one example among a spectrum of different planetary systems we will find in the near future and [is] definitely not unique."
-- study leader Mikko Tuomi, astronomer at the University of Hertfordshire
Let us ponder this. 

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