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NASA's TESS satellite discovers the second Earth-sized world in the planetary system

NASA’s TESS satellite discovers the second Earth-sized world in the planetary system

Using data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), scientists have identified an Earth-sized world called TOI 700 E that orbits within its star’s habitable zone, the range of distances where the liquid water could occur on the surface of a planet. The world is 95% the size of Earth and probably rocky. TESS is …

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El rover Curiosity descubre carbono orgánico en rocas de Marte

Curiosity rover discovers organic carbon in rocks on Mars

In a major step toward confirming the presence of ancient life on Mars, NASA has detected large concentrations of organic carbon in samples taken by the Curiosity rover in the Gale Crater area. The measurement of organic carbon is one of the strongest indicators in the processes that give rise to life. Scientists at NASA’s …

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