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Old 07-29-2016, 06:38 PM   #11
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Simple Exoplanet Calculations Describes Alien Atmospheres in a flash.

http://www.space.com/33561-speedy-ex...lculation.html
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Old 08-13-2016, 10:09 PM   #12
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Very exciting find !!!

Earth Like Planet found around Proxima Centauri.

http://www.universetoday.com/130276/...vered/?ref=yfp
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Old 08-24-2016, 05:03 PM   #13
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https://www.yahoo.com/news/habitable...171818166.html
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Old 08-26-2016, 09:21 PM   #14
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Very exciting find !!!

Earth Like Planet found around Proxima Centauri.

http://www.universetoday.com/130276/...vered/?ref=yfp
Awesome! End the truth embargo already and let's get this new Star Trek era started already
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Aliens of Proxima B.

http://www.cnet.com/news/the-decades...lanet/?ref=yfp
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Old 08-28-2016, 01:35 AM   #16
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From space.com . Sorry I missed it.

http://www.space.com/33862-explore-p...h-webcast.html
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Why did it take do long to find .

http://www.space.com/33845-why-proxi...d-to-find.html
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NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.

The discovery sets a new record for greatest number of habitable-zone planets found around a single star outside our solar system. All of these seven planets could have liquid water – key to life as we know it – under the right atmospheric conditions, but the chances are highest with the three in the habitable zone.

“This discovery could be a significant piece in the puzzle of finding habitable environments, places that are conducive to life,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of the agency’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington. “Answering the question ‘are we alone’ is a top science priority and finding so many planets like these for the first time in the habitable zone is a remarkable step forward toward that goal.”

At about 40 light-years (235 trillion miles) from Earth, the system of planets is relatively close to us, in the constellation Aquarius. Because they are located outside of our solar system, these planets are scientifically known as exoplanets.

https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/n...planets-around

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NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.

The discovery sets a new record for greatest number of habitable-zone planets found around a single star outside our solar system. All of these seven planets could have liquid water – key to life as we know it – under the right atmospheric conditions, but the chances are highest with the three in the habitable zone.

“This discovery could be a significant piece in the puzzle of finding habitable environments, places that are conducive to life,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of the agency’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington. “Answering the question ‘are we alone’ is a top science priority and finding so many planets like these for the first time in the habitable zone is a remarkable step forward toward that goal.”

At about 40 light-years (235 trillion miles) from Earth, the system of planets is relatively close to us, in the constellation Aquarius. Because they are located outside of our solar system, these planets are scientifically known as exoplanets.

https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/n...planets-around


Very cool stuff. Sign me up for the next ship to explore this system! !!!!
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