Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Other Solar Systems More Habitable Than Ours?

Search for Life Suggests Planetary Systems More Habitable Than Ours

ScienceDaily (Dec. 3, 2012) — Scattered around the Milky Way are stars that resemble our own sun -- but a new study is finding that any planets orbiting those stars may very well be hotter and more dynamic than Earth.

That's because the interiors of any terrestrial planets in these systems are likely warmer than Earth -- up to 25 percent warmer, which would make them more geologically active and more likely to retain enough liquid water to support life, at least in its microbial form.

The preliminary finding comes from geologists and astronomers at Ohio State University who have teamed up to search for alien life in a new way.

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Sources: Ohio State University, ScienceDaily.com .

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