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(Story continues below.) A polar view of planet Gliese 436b and its long, comet-like tail orbiting its host star. The exoplanet
"For context, most of the planets we do know about are a factor of 10-100 times closer than OGLE-2014-BLG-0124," Dr. Jennifer
"Finding Kepler-421b was a stroke of luck," study lead author David Kipping, of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
However, it's unclear at the moment just how much Gliese 832c resembles Earth. Indeed, its discoverers think the newfound
Scientists already know that microbes can survive long stints in space. In fact, some scientists theorize that alien microbes
Hands made the video as part of his PhD research in astrophysics using data from the Open Exoplanet Catalog. To date, the
) The study was published online Thursday (March 6) in the journal Science. Follow Mike Wall on Twitter @michaeldwall and
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Two potentially habitable 'water worlds' This illustration shows HD 189733b, a huge gas giant that orbits very close to its