Habitable Planets

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Raindrop size can help identify habitable planets beyond the solar system: Study
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Raindrop size can help identify habitable planets beyond the solar system: Study

The shape of raindrops helps in determining the falling speed which varies depending on the thickness of surrounding air and gravity.

NASA joins SETI in the search for alien life on habitable exoplanets in the universe
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NASA joins SETI in the search for alien life on habitable exoplanets in the universe

TESS teamed up with Breakthrough Listen, an extraterrestrial intelligence search founded by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner.

NASA's TESS planet-hunter discovers first Earth-sized exoplanet 53 light-years away
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NASA's TESS planet-hunter discovers first Earth-sized exoplanet 53 light-years away

The exoplanet is about 23 times the Earth's mass, while the host star is 80% our Sun's mass.

NASA scientists recreate conditions that led to the origin of life on Earth
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NASA scientists recreate conditions that led to the origin of life on Earth

The study looks at how the building blocks of life can form in hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor.

Custom-made 'astrocomb' tool to help scientists hunt for exoplanets, alien life
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Custom-made 'astrocomb' tool to help scientists hunt for exoplanets, alien life

The comb can help detect Earth-like planets 10 times more accurately than previously possible.

Lasers could be fashioned into beacons to attract space-faring aliens: Study
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Lasers could be fashioned into beacons to attract space-faring aliens: Study

The beam produced would be strong and distinguishable from the Sun’s light to alien astronomers.

What makes planets 'habitable' questioned, widening prospects of finding others
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What makes planets 'habitable' questioned, widening prospects of finding others

Earth's volcanoes are found at the border of tectonic plates, which scientists believed were necessary for life.