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24 new isolated exoplanet star systems found that could qualify as 'hot Earths'

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with members from NASA Ames Research Center, the SETI Institute and the University of Nevada has identified 24 "hot Earth" star systems where the planets are isolated from other planets. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers describe how they began with a large set of possible star system candidates and whittled them down to two dozen by focusing on those that were not in close proximity to other planets.
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