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UH Identifies Planets with Highest Likelihood of Harboring Life

The Habitable Zones around stars with different surface temperatures. The figure also shows an artist’s rendering of the planetary candidates and confirmed Kepler planets that are smaller than twice the size of Earth. For comparison, Venus, Earth, and Mars are also shown. Image courtesy of UH A team of astronomers known as the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:25+00:00 August 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Astronomers Discover Another Luke Skywalker’s Tatooine

Luke Skywalker gazes at Tatooine's two suns in Star Wars IV. Photo courtesy of Star Wars “If there's a bright center to the universe, you're on the planet that it's farthest from,” Luke Skywalker said about his home planet, Tatooine, in Star Wars IV — A New Hope. Tatooine may be far, but [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:06+00:00 August 15th, 2015|0 Comments