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NASA Harps on TRAPPIST-1, Seeks 74 Days More

NASA is not going to relent on what it calls the biggest discovery of the year by Kepler mission, the recently discovered ultra-cool dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1, with seven exoplanets habitable a-la Earth. This is the second time NASA said it revealed more after its much-publicised February 22 revelation that was a routine update. What NASA astronomers said was that TRAPPIST-1 ...

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Exoplanets More Like Earth with Day and Night, Possibly Host Life, Say Scientists

Exoplanets or planets outside our solar system are more likely to have water and atmosphere for a coducive and hospitable life than previously thought, suggest University of Toronto scientists. “Planets with potential oceans could have a climate that is much more similar to Earth’s than previously expected,” said Jeremy Leconte of the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA), part of ...

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