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Water, water not quite everywhere

Are environmental changes in the Mediterranean region influencing human mobility in the West Asia and North Africa (WANA) region? That is the question that Bruno Venditto of the Institute of Studies on Mediterranean Societies, ...

dateNov 06, 2018 in Social Sciences
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Sharing life with the planets next door

How life could be shared between planets in close proximity to one another has received a greater insight thanks to new analytics based on previously known and new calculations. The findings are allowing researchers to understand ...

dateOct 30, 2018 in Astronomy
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Rocky? Habitable? Sizing up a galaxy of planets

The planets so far discovered across the Milky Way are a motley, teeming multitude: hot Jupiters, gas giants, small, rocky worlds and mysterious planets larger than Earth and smaller than Neptune. As we prepare to add many ...

dateOct 29, 2018 in Astronomy
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Habitable water world exoplanets

There are currently about fifty known exoplanets whose diameters range from Mars-sized to several times the Earth's and which also reside within their stars' habitable zone – the orbital distance within which their surface ...

dateJun 29, 2018 in Astronomy
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