Eldorado Posted September 11, 2019 #1 Share Posted September 11, 2019 "In a first for astronomers studying worlds beyond our solar system, data from the Hubble Space Telescope have revealed water vapor in the atmosphere of an Earth-size planet. "Although this exoplanet orbits a star that is smaller than our sun, it falls within what’s known as the star’s habitable zone, the range of orbital distances where it would be warm enough for liquid water to exist on a planet’s surface." Full monty at Nat Geo: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/09/first-water-found-in-habitable-exoplanets-atmosphere-hubble-kepler-k2-18b/ And at the UK Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2019/09/11/water-discovered-super-earth-raises-first-real-hope-alien-life/ 4 2 Top Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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