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Super-Earth Has an Atmosphere, But Is It Steamy or Gassy?

1 Dec 2010, 18:13 UTC
Super-Earth Has an Atmosphere, But Is It Steamy or Gassy? David A. Aguilar

December 01, 2010: In December 2009, astronomers announced the discovery of a super-Earth known as GJ 1214b. At the time, they reported signs that the newfound world likely had a thick, gaseous atmosphere.

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