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New Earth-Like Planet Expands Astronomers' Knowledge In The Hunt For Extra-Terrestrial Life

A newly discovered planet in a binary star system located 3,000 light-years from Earth is expanding astronomers’ notions of where Earth-like—and even potentially habitable—planets can form, and how to find them.

At twice the mass of Earth, the planet orbits one of the stars in the binary system at almost exactly the...
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One Moon May be Missing

The Earth may once have had two moons. If so, what happened to the other one?

There's another theory that says we may STILL have two suns (NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to this show)....
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