‘Mirage Earth’ exoplanets may have burned away chances for life

Seattle WA (SPX) Dec 04, 2014

Planets orbiting close to low-mass stars – easily the most common stars in the universe – are prime targets in the search for extraterrestrial life. But new research led by an astronomy graduate student at the University of Washington indicates some such planets may have long since lost their chance at hosting life because of intense heat during their formative years.

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