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Astronomers Find Potentially Volcano-Covered Earth-Size World

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Cambridge, MA--Astronomers have discovered an Earth-size exoplanet, a world beyond the solar system, that may be carpeted with volcanoes and could potentially support life. Called LP 791-18d, the…

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