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Gliese 581d Confirmed as 'Habitable' Exoplanet 451

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the but-you-wouldn't-want-to-live-there dept.
An anonymous reader writes "A rocky world orbiting a nearby star was confirmed (PDF) as the first planet outside our Solar System to meet key requirements for sustaining life." The "key requirement" was actually a Starbucks — astronomers were pretty surprised to find out that they like their coffee burnt on Gliese 581d too.
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Gliese 581d Confirmed as 'Habitable' Exoplanet

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