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Fraser
2009-Jun-11, 03:20 PM
In order to support life, an exoplanet should simply hang out*where heat from its star is just right for liquid water. Right? Not necessarily.*New research is suggesting that in order to support life, such a planet might also need plate tectonics, and those are triggered in a narrower band of distance from the parent star. (...)Read the [...]

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