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Ocean-bearing Planets: Looking For Extraterrestrial Life In All The Right Places

Posted in Uncategorized by Patrick Truax on December 15, 2008

ScienceDaily (2008-12-14) — Scientists are expanding the search for extraterrestrial life — and they’ve set their sights on some very unearthly planets. Cold ‘super-Earths’ — giant, “snowball” planets that astronomers have spied on the outskirts of faraway solar systems — could potentially support some kind of life, they have found. Such planets are plentiful; experts estimate that one-third of all solar systems contain super-Earths. Science Daily..

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