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  • Different Types Of Habitable Zones

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    to answer these questions, or at least provide some evidence as to what we know so far. The focus will mainly be on the different types of habitable zones, what special resources and properties are required for a potentially habitable planet within one of these zones, and what this all means. Types Circumstellar Habitable Zone A circumstellar habitable zone refers to the habitability potential within a planetary system, and is usually used in reference to one almost identical to our own (Gonzalez

  • Goldilock's Requirements To Be A Habitable Zone

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    Habitable zones are regions around a star in which a planet can possess H2O (water) on their surface. It is also one that can actually sustain life or water only in its liquid form. This definition was based on the hypothesis that life may be existing on other planets around the universe other than the Earth. Requirements to be a Habitable Zone is the star around the planet or region must survive long enough for the planet to develop life and that the other planets in that region have the proper

  • The Habitable Zone outside Earth Essay

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    The Habitable Zone There are approximately seven billion people living on the Earth right now. Who can picture 1 million people, let alone 7 billion people? Yet the total incomprehension of it does not make the fact any less true. Nobody has ever seen an alien or an organism that has not originated from Earth, yet it does not make the prospect any less valid. Most citizens of Earth cannot imagine living anywhere else but on this blue planet, but that should not make the possibility of it any less

  • The Search For Inhabitable Exoplanets

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    and the discovery of life beyond earth and the solar system , regardless of how primitive it may be, may soon be regarded as a fundamental breakthrough in astronomy (Jones & Mukai, 2007). The fundamental properties to be considered if a place is habitable are: presence of organic materials, water and energy sources. Habitability of the planet also takes into consideration, nearness of the planet to the sun, the

  • Exoplanet Research Paper

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    it is orbiting. Orbiting at the perfect distance depicts the exoplanet in the star’s “habitable zone.” Precisely meaning that the temperature is just right that allows water to be in its liquid form and the exoplanet might be capable of supporting life. There are certain things to keep in mind while exploring exoplanets.

  • Spectroscopy: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life Essay

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    three basic things that are required to consider a place even remotely habitable are water, a source of energy, and organic materials. Habitability also depends on other factors that must also be taken into consideration such as how close the planet is to its star (in the case of our solar system, the sun), how long the water and organic materials existed there, and the size and mass of the planet. One must not confuse habitable with inhabited. The term

  • The Existence Of Extraterrestrial Life

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    support life makes people wonder whether there could be life already out there. In 2009 NASA launched the Kepler space telescope hoping to find as many habitable planets as possible. Kepler has found over 1000 exoplanets and confirmed that twelve are within habitable zones. Scientists look at many factors to determine in a planet can be habitable: how close it is to its host star, if it has an atmosphere, and if the planet has traces of water (Mike Wall). After 15 years of research NASA announced

  • The Truth Is Out There Analysis

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    In the recent scenario, it seems like the earth is very small as we got connected to every part of the world. Mars and the moon have become our regular visits and it seems that mankind may step on Mars in this century. In the age, if advanced technology, Humans have covered trillions of miles in the universe through high-tech telescopes, so it is more likely that humans may find extraterrestrial life before they come finding humans. Astrophysicists and alien astronomers have been

  • Bro, Can You Even Karate?

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    Bro, Can You Even Karate? 500 years ago, the human race and 42 alien races worked together to form The Gliese 581 Games*, a sports competition where alien species can compete side by side. Today is the first day of events. Everything in Mark’s life has led up to this moment. When Mark was eight years old he begged his parents to let him join karate. “No,” his mom, Clara said, “karate just isn’t practical any more, sweetie. It’s the 31st century- violent crime doesn’t occur anymore. When I was you

  • The Importance Of Perseverance

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    “Perseverance is failing 19 times then succeeding the 20th time” Julie Andrews. This means that you are going to hit many bumps in the road but there is always times where you can push through and make the most of their life. As defined by Dictionary.com perseverance is a “steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement.” The synonyms are “Dedication” , “ Determination” , and “Diligence”. The antonyms for this word