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Discovery of exoplanet with CO2 may lead to detection of other Earths

December 9th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): The discovery of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere of a Jupiter-like planet 63 light-years away has fuelled hopes for the detection of habitable exoplanets in the ... Read more...

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Hubble finds life forming organic molecule on extrasolar planet

March 20th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 20 (ANI): The Hubble Space Telescope has found the tell-tale signature of the molecule methane in the atmosphere of a Jupiter-sized planet HD 189733b, which can play a key ... Read more...

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Methane found on Jupiter-sized extra-solar planet

March 20th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 20 (IANS) For the first time ever, astronomers have detected an organic molecule - which plays a key role in the formation of life - on a planet circling a ... Read more...

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