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Planet Sizes Matter for Habitability Too.

In order to be considered habitable, a planet needs to have liquid water. Cells, the smallest unit of life, need…

2 months ago

TRAPPIST-1 System Ideal For Life Swapping

A new study of the TRAPPIST-1 system indicates that life-swapping may take place between the planets in its habitable zone,…

3 years ago

Huge News, Seven Earth-Sized Worlds Orbiting a Red Dwarf, Three in the Habitable Zone

In what is the biggest announcement in exoplanet-hunting history, NASA has announced the discovery of seven rocky exoplanets around a…

3 years ago

What is the Earth’s Average Temperature?

Earth is the only planet in our Solar System where life is known to exists. Note the use of the…

4 years ago

What is the Habitable Zone?

We've found hundreds of exoplanets in the galaxy. But only a few of them have just the right combination of…

4 years ago

New Research Suggests Better Ways To Seek Out Pale Blue Dots

The search for worlds beyond our own is one of humankind's greatest quests. Scientists have found thousands of exoplanets orbiting…

5 years ago

Water-Trapped Worlds Possible Around Red Dwarf Stars?

Hunters of alien life may have a new and unsuspected niche to scout out. A recent paper submitted by Associate…

6 years ago

Possible Subterranean Life Means More Exoplanets Could Harbor Life

Artistic representation of the current five known potential habitable worlds. Will this list broaden under a new habitability model? Credit:…

7 years ago

“Tidal Venuses” May Have Been Wrung Out To Dry

[/caption] Earth-sized exoplanets within a distant star's habitable zone could still be very much uninhabitable, depending on potential tidal stresses…

8 years ago

Goldilocks And The Habitable Zone – The Increased Place In Space

[/caption] It's referred to as the "Goldilock's Zone", but this area in space isn't meant for sleepy or hungry bears…

8 years ago