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The closest known Earth-size alien planet beyond our solar system has a new unofficial name - Albertus Alauda - selected by popular choice in an online contest.
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ESA`s Herschel space observatory has detected a cool layer in the atmosphere of Alpha Centauri A, the first time this has been seen in a star beyond our own Sun.
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An Earth-sized planet orbiting the star system Alpha Centauri has been discovered.
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The project, called the 100-Year Starship study, will see key decisions taken within the next 12 weeks.
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