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2006-02-06 10:22:47

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - What if ET isn't cute? What if extraterrestrial life doesn't even touch the surface of a faraway planet, but instead floats above its hostile surface like a hot-air balloon? Scientists say this is possible, based on data they have about the big gassy planets detected around stars other than our sun, but no one has actually seen this. To make this data come to life, astronomers turn to Lynette Cook, space artist extraordinaire. Since...

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2006-02-06 08:45:00

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON -- What if ET isn't cute? What if extraterrestrial life doesn't even touch the surface of a faraway planet, but instead floats above its hostile surface like a hot-air balloon? Scientists say this is possible, based on data they have about the big gassy planets detected around stars other than our sun, but no one has actually seen this. To make this data come to life, astronomers turn to Lynette Cook, space artist extraordinaire. Since astronomers detected the...


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