Hubble Finds Signs of Water on Other Planets

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Hubble Finds Signs of Water on Other Planets
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The five exoplanets with hints of water are all scorching-hot, Jupiter-size worlds that are unlikely to host life as we know it. But finding water in their atmospheres still marks a step forward in the search for distant planets that may be capable of supporting alien life, researchers said.
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Hubble Finds a "Cosmic Caterpillar"

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Hubble Finds a "Cosmic Caterpillar"
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The celestial critter in the new Hubble telescope photo is actually a cloud of gas stretching one light-year (10 trillion kilometers) across, scientists said. This cloud is in the process of collapsing under its own gravity to give birth to a star — but it's a race against time, because the established bright stars in its vicinity are fighting this process.