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Earth-like Planet Found

 Earth-like Planet Found


Pictured is an artist illustration of a new world recently discovered orbiting the star mu Arae, 50 lights year away. It is one of the smallest known planets outside our solar system, with a mass about 14 times the size of Earth. Interestingly, it's thought than rather being a gas and ice planet such as Uranus (whose size it resembles) it may be a rocky world with a thin atmosphere. Is life possible on this planet that is being called "super-Earth-like?" Not too likely, but "one never knows," said European scientist Dr. Nuno Santos. Read more here(1).
Image © SPACE.com. Credit: Elizabeth Lagana

1. http://space.com/scienceastronomy/super_earth_040825.html

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