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Jan 2013

More on the prospects for life on KOI-172.02

POSTED BY: S. DOMAGAL-GOLDMAN
 
In my last post, I talked about why I think KOI-172.02 is uninhabitable. But in the words of The Dude, And… in a way, it is just my opinion. KOI-172.02 sits in a bit of a “grey area” where we can’t *absolutely* rule out habitability, but it’s habitability depends on the planet being different from Earth in important ways. The habitable zone calculations I was basing my analysis on assume the planet absorbs incoming radiation about as efficiently as the....
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