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Upwelling Oceans: Modeling Exoplanet Habitability

27 Aug 2019, 14:40 UTC
Upwelling Oceans: Modeling Exoplanet Habitability NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle (IPAC)

We usually talk about habitability in binary form — either a planet is habitable or it is not, defining the matter with a ‘habitable zone’ in which liquid water could exist on the surface. Earth is, of course, the gold standard, for we haven’t detected life on any other world.

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