Could the new Earth-like planets harbor life?

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An artist's rendering displays a world referred to as Kepler-20e. NASA's Kepler mission has discovered the very first Earth-measurement planets orbiting a sun-like star outdoors our photo voltaic system, a milestone in the search for planets like the earth, the space agency mentioned on Tuesday.

For life as we know it to occur on an additional planet, researchers think the alien world ought to have three key components: organic and natural molecules that can form complex structures, energy to jiggle people molecules, and liquid water for them to jiggle in. It truly is a short recipe, but nevertheless, only planets that are incredibly equivalent to Earth can perhaps have all three things in stock ( via ).

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