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Fraser
2015-Oct-05, 11:00 PM
Researchers at the University of Washington’s Virtual Planetary Laboratory have devised a new habitability index for*judging how suitable alien planets might be for life, and the top prospects on their list*are an Earthlike world called Kepler-442b and*a*yet-to-be confirmed*planet known as KOI 3456.02. Those worlds both score higher than our own planet on the index: 0.955 […]

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