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# exoplanet - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Water discovered for first time on potentially habitable planet

This is the first known exoplanet to combine a rocky surface and an atmosphere with water.

# exoplanet - Saturday 20 October, 2012

The top 5 planets that are 'prime candidates' for harbouring life

They all have VERY fancy names.

# exoplanet - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Earth-sized planet found just outside solar system

Astronomers have found the closest planet in location and size to the Earth circling a star in the system Alpha Centauri.

# exoplanet - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

New ‘waterworld’ planet revealed by Hubble

The watery planet is enshrouded by a thick, steamy atmosphere and is being described by astronomers as a whole new type of planet.