It’s been over 20 years since the first planet orbiting a Sun-like star outside our solar system was discovered, and at last count the grand total stands at 3,268. Unfortunately, only a handful of exoplanets orbit within the Habitable zone around their stars. A team of astronomers has set their sights on one such exoplanet, and through computer Simulations determined that it could harbor a rocky composition, oceans and, potentially, even life.
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from Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine http://ift.tt/25sVn2h
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