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Submission + - Evidence for Extraterrestrial Life Might Come from Dwarf Stars (spaceindustrynews.com)

littlesparkvt writes: Even dying stars could host planets with life – and if such life exists, we might be able to detect it within the next decade. This encouraging result comes from a new theoretical study of Earth-like planets orbiting white dwarf stars. Researchers found that we could detect oxygen in the atmosphere of a white dwarf’s planet much more easily than for an Earth-like planet orbiting a Sun-like star.
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Evidence for Extraterrestrial Life Might Come from Dwarf Stars

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