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    A new telescope observatory -- the Next Generation Transit Survey -- will aim to study smaller planets such as ‘hot Neptunes’ and ‘super-Earths’ that orbit bright or nearby stars.
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    Although stars closer to the galactic center are exposed to more radiation, new research finds that there are more chances to find habitable planets there than in the outer regions of our galaxy.
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    Aunque las estrellas más cercanas del centro de la galaxia están expuestas a más radiación, nuevas investigaciones indican que hay más posibilidades de encontrar planetas habitables ahí que en las regiones externas de nuestra galaxia.
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    Dark matter, inferred to exist from its gravitational effects on the universe, is still a mystery to scientists. But a new study says that dark matter could help life evolve and survive on distant worlds outside of our solar system.
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