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Discovery of water on extra-solar planet

An artist’s impression of the transiting exoplanet (credit: ESA) Using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and transit analysis in the infrared spectrum, a gas giant of the size of Jupiter has spectral properties which scientists conclusively confirmed that water vapour exists in the sphere. Although the chance of life as we know it on the planet is improbable as the orbit is very close to the star.

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Published in Physics Science


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