Super-Earths have long-lasting oceans

January 5, 2015 8:37 PM

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Super-Earths have long-lasting oceans

Computer simulations show that the oceans of super-Earth exoplanets could persist for 10 billion years.

For life as we know it to develop on other planets, those planets would need liquid water, or oceans. Geologic evidence suggests that Earth's oceans have existed for nearly the entire history of our world. But would that be true of other planets, particularly super-Earths? New research suggests the ...

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