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“Until we know more about this planet and the origin of life itself, any claim of certain habitation is idiotic and does not serve science,” said Dr. To clarify, he wanted canada goose outlet store near me others to know that he thinks just the claim is idiotic, not the discovery or the people involved.
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The quote was about habitability, the first criteria, not the other two. Nobody knows if there is life there. Nobody knows if the conditions are good enough for people to survive on it. What they said is that they know for sure it is a rocky planet with the right temperature range, which means there water on the surface. The tidally locked situation just makes it different than Earth, but in no way uninhabitable.
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This is intriguing however, and there is a chance for life here. If this could be imaged and found to be a double planet with a quick orbital rotation in a tidal lock I would feel even much better. Much more data is needed, including on the chemistry of the atmosphere and if possible a measurement of its blackbody radiation temperature.
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