Tag Archives: Terrestrial planet

Find alien civilizations by their pollution?

There’s been speculation that advanced telescopes may be able to find hallmarks of alien life by looking for oxygen in the spectrum of light reflected off of exoplanets, but this article suggests using the James Web Space Telescope to look … Continue reading

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First potentially habitable Earth-sized planet confirmed by Gemini and Keck observatories — ScienceDaily

This is a pretty big milestone.  The first Earth sized planet in a star’s habitable zone.  Pity it’s so far away (500 light years) that spectral analysis probably won’t be possible to figure out what its atmosphere has in it. … Continue reading

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