View Full Version : JWST Will Provide Capability to Search for Biomarkers on Earth-like Worlds

2009-Mar-19, 08:50 PM
Does another Earth exist somewhere in our galaxy? With the recent lauch of the Kepler spacecraft, astronomers are getting closer and closer to finding an Earth-sized planet in an Earth-like orbit. But once that search succeeds, the next questions driving research will be: Is that planet habitable? Does it have an Earth-like atmosphere? Answering those [...]

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