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Ancient Exoplanet Found in Sun's Neighborhood, Could Sustain Water


Science & Tech  (tags: Information Technology, Science, South America, Space, USA )

Ray
- 56 days ago - rt.com
Two new planets have been discovered in the galactic halo, orbiting the very old Kapteyn's star in what is known as a "habitable zone", meaning they are the right distance from the star to support liquid water and potentially life as we know it.



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Justin M. (2)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 11:06 am
Noted
 

Birgit W. (140)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 2:07 pm
I am far more concerned about our water here on Earth, but thank you very much for sharing.
 

Gary A L. (132)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 3:18 pm
thanks
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 4:47 pm
Great info; thanks, Ray! (Ah, the good old "Goldilocks zone".)
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 7:09 pm
Thank you.
 

Jhn Wzt (3)
Friday June 6, 2014, 1:28 am
nice info but aint it abit megalomaniac 2 think tht all life in th universe must look like us?
how do we know tht theres not life close to us but its so diffrent tht well nvr understand it at all?
 

Catman P. (912)
Friday June 6, 2014, 2:00 pm
ty
 

Thomas B. (1)
Friday June 6, 2014, 3:40 pm
I have already started packing!
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 2:19 pm
noted, thanks
 

Nimue P. (229)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 7:48 pm
ok
 

Bob P. (425)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 5:39 am
Thanks Ray
 
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