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How Scientists Search For Habitable Planets

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Super Venus/Super Earth

This artist's concept shows a Super Venus planet on the left, and a Super Earth on the right. Researchers use a concept known as the habitable zone to distinguish between these two types of planets, which exist beyond our solar system.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Ames

There is only one planet we know of, so far, that is drenched with life.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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