Give these scientists a radio to take apart—and they can busily search all the molecules looking for the talking people inside them.
The James Webb Space Telescope will give us new discoveries of exoplanets. In the mean time, work will continue on the idea of using the gravitational field of the sun as a cosmic telescope. This article from “The Scientific American” entitled, “Using the Sun as a Cosmic Telescope,” gives this exciting new understanding:
Another source of error would be the size of the object. Too small and it's dimming of the starlight would be undetectable. Perhaps this is why the data is showing so many large planets.