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Pack your bags! NASA's latest exoplanet hunter satellite finds its first Earth-sized world in a habitable zone – and it's only 100 light years away

Rich 11 Silver badge

Re: Atmo

Good point. If the tidal forces were that strong then the planet's surface would be subject to constant earthquakes, although they would actually be less intense at the terminator.

It just goes to show how difficult it could be to find a habitable planet, at least for a species that's evolved on a planet of one particular type.

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