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New Potentially Habitable Planet with Possible Alien Life Discovered by UNSW Team

Australian astronomers are upbeat about discovering a potentially habitable planet 14 light years away, outside our solar system that measures four times bigger than the Earth. They are also optimistic to find abundant water and alien life on it. The planet is one of the three circling a red dwarf star called Wold 1061 and plausibly better for habitation compared ...

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Astronomers Discover ‘Young Jupiter’ Exoplanet Using New Gemini Imager, not Kepler

In their quest to understand how our solar system evolved, scientists have been exploring the younger star systems in the early stages of development and they have struck a goldmine when they discovered a Jupiter-like planet that could serve as a decoder ring for understanding how planets formed around our sun. Called 51 Eridani b, the first exoplanet was discovered ...

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