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It’s not a holiday spot yet, but this super-Earth may host alien life

It is the only known planet outside the Solar System that has the correct temperature for liquid water

Sarah Knapton

The extreme gravity would make walking impossible and the sunlight is so fierce that developing cancer would be inevitable.

Yet planet K2-18b, which lies about 110 light years away in the constellation Leo, is the first world to be found that could realistically support alien life.

In a groundbreaking discovery, scientists at University College London (UCL) have determined that the rocky planet contains liquid water and has an atmosphere, raising hope of finding living extraterrestrial organisms...

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