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"Super Earths" Discovered

Aaron Liu

Scientists have discovered three planets within the same star system that could potentially support life. The planets are 22 light years away from Earth and orbit at just the right distance from the star Gliese 667C to sustain liquid water. There's a catch however: these "super earths" are slightly bigger than our planet, which means any sort of theoretical settlement would have to reckon with the increased gravitational pull.

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