Are alien planets more habitable than we thought?

03/20/2013 | Space.com

Alien planets capable of supporting life are more common than believed, since most rocky planets develop some kind of oceanic water after forming, says researcher Lindy Elkins-Tanton of the Carnegie Institution for Science. "The ramifications of this are that, in any exoplanet system anywhere in our universe, if it's made of rocky materials with similar water contents to ours, every rocky planet would be expected to start with a water ocean," Elkins-Tanton said.

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