Nasa Detects The Light Of A 'super-earth'

NASA's Spitzer Space telescope has detected light from a planet outside the solar system that is nearly the size of Earth.

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    Curiosity's findings from analyzing samples of atmosphere and rock powder do not reveal whether Mars has ever harbored living microbes, but the findings do shed light on a chemically active modern Mars and on favorable conditions for life on ancient Mars.
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