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Astronomers believe that Earth-like planets could be all around us, and some may even harbour life that would be much older and more evolved than on Earth.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 13:33
Astronomers have discovered a new super-earth in the habitable zone around the red dwarf star Gliese 163.
Last Updated: Friday, July 06, 2012, 13:04
Using the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope on Hawaii, a team of astronomers have discovered four pairs of stars that orbit each other in less than 4 hours.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 07, 2012, 14:40
Scientists say tides may dry out what would otherwise be habitable planets around small stars, making them hostile to life.
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