Oceans may be Common on Other Worlds - Astronomy News with The Cosmic Companion June 20, 2020
Water worlds may be prevalent around the Cosmos, a new NASA study suggests.
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Oceans may be common on planets orbiting other suns, a new NASA study reveals. And the best is yet to come.
By James Maynard
Oceans on exoplanets may be more common than commonly believed, a new NASA study reveals. A new generation of telescopes, both on the ground and in space, capable of finding these oceans will begin operations in the next few years, potentially confirming the finding.
In our own solar system, water is found not just on Earth, but also on several of the moons of Jupiter and Saturn. Ice deposits have also been found under the ruddy surface of Mars, at the poles of the Moon, and possibly even on Pluto.
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