Team Develops New Method to Find Alien Oceans

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May 26, 2009

NASA-sponsored scientists looking back at Earth with the JPL-managed Deep Impact spacecraft have developed a method to indicate whether Earth-like alien (extrasolar) worlds have oceans.

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