Thursday, 25 February 2016

Earth Could Be Unique Among 700 Quintillion Planets In The Universe

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So much of humanity's astronomical research is based around the notion of finding something like us out there. But what if - statistically speaking - the odds are stacked against us finding another planet even remotely like Earth?

That's the thinking behind a new study by an international team of researchers, which has taken what we know about the exoplanets that lie outside our Solar System and fed the data into a computer model.

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