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2010-10-19 13:45:00

Observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope reveal a distant planet with a warm spot in the wrong place.

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2010-02-03 13:36:40

NASA astronomers have successfully demonstrated that a David of a telescope can tackle Goliath-size questions in the quest to study Earth-like planets around other stars.

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2009-10-20 13:05:00

Peering far beyond our solar system, NASA researchers have detected the basic chemistry for life in a second hot gas planet, advancing astronomers toward the goal of being able to characterize planets where life could exist.

2008-12-10 14:36:29

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2008-12-09 12:56:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting another star.

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2008-12-09 14:15:00

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting another star.

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2008-03-19 13:30:00

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has made the first detection ever of an organic molecule in the atmosphere of a Jupiter-sized planet orbiting another star. This breakthrough is an important step in eventually identifying signs of life on a planet outside our solar system.

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2007-12-11 10:00:00

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has given astronomers a fascinating new insight into the atmosphere of a planet in orbit around another star.

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2007-08-29 13:25:00

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has detected enough water vapor to fill the oceans on Earth five times inside the collapsing nest of a forming star system.

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2007-07-11 12:35:00

A scorching-hot gas planet beyond our solar system is steaming up with water vapor, according to new observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.