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Ravi Kopparapu
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How Common Are Potential Habitable Worlds In Our Galaxy?
I have written a guest post for 'Centauri Dreams' website about the commonness  of potential habitable worlds in our Galaxy. It can be accessed here .

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My God! It's full of galaxies!
How many stars we can see with the naked eye on a clear, moonless night sky? Perhaps 5000 stars? May be 6000? Or may be 3000? Whatever is the number, it is in "thousands". It is also possible to see some foggy star clusters that are surrounding our 'Milkywa...

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Kepler-10c: Our planet's super-hot, overweight cousin
A team of astronomers announced today that they have discovered a planet (or rather, revised the mass estimate of a previously discovered planet) that is 17 times massive than our Earth, and 2.35 times as large. The planet is orbiting around a star called "...

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Kepler-186 f: An Earth-size planet in the Habitable Zone
“Are we alone in the Universe”? This is one of the greatest question mankind has been asking for a millennia. Now, we are a step closer to answer that question. NASA’s Kepler space telescope, launched in 2009, has discovered an Earth-size planet in the “Hab...
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