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An anonymous reader writes: Astronomers hunting for rocky planets with the right temperature to support life estimate there may be tens of billions of them in our galaxy alone.

A European team said on Wednesday that about 40 percent of red dwarf stars — the most common type in the Milky Way — have a so-called "super-Earth" planet orbiting in a habitable zone that would allow water to flow on the surface.

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"Tens of Billions" of Habitable Worlds in Milky Way

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