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04.23.17
Most habitable planets may be completely covered in water
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Most habitable planets may be completely covered in water

Simulations suggest that Earth's ideal mix of land and sea is rare.

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04.19.17
Nearby 'super-Earth' may be our best shot yet at finding alien life
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Nearby 'super-Earth' may be our best shot yet at finding alien life

LHS 1140b is in just the right orbit for atmospheric studies.

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02.27.17
Visit NASA's newly discovered planets in 'Elite: Dangerous'
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Visit NASA's newly discovered planets in 'Elite: Dangerous'

The space exploration game is adding Trappist-1 as a destination.

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02.03.17
Planet acquires Google's Terra Bella satellite imaging division
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Planet acquires Google's Terra Bella satellite imaging division

The startup will soon be photographing the entire planet on a daily basis.

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11.14.16
Scientists can directly observe alien planets with a new tool
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Scientists can directly observe alien planets with a new tool

CHARIS' successful dry run could usher in a new era of exoplanet research.

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