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Earth-Sized 'Tatooine' Planets Could Be Habitable

Space Daily Thursday, 13 April 2017
Earth-Sized 'Tatooine' Planets Could Be HabitablePasadena CA (JPL) Apr 13, 2017

With two suns in its sky, Luke Skywalker's home planet Tatooine in "Star Wars" looks like a parched, sandy desert world. In real life, thanks to observatories such as NASA's Kepler space telescope, we know that two-star systems can indeed support planets, although planets discovered so far around double-star systems are large and gaseous. Scientists wondered: If an Earth-size planet were orbitin
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News video: First Atmosphere Found On Nearly Earth-Size Planet Outside Our Solar System

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In a scientific first, an atmosphere has been detected around a planet that's nearly the same size as Earth but isn't in out solar system.

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