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Webb Telescope Discovers CO2 For The First Time In An Exoplanet's Atmosphere

Webb Telescope Discovers CO2 For The First Time In An Exoplanet's Atmosphere

The James Webb Space Telescope, which is only a few months old, has made another significant scientific ...

DISCOVERY

The James Webb Space Telescope found carbon dioxide on a planet outside our solar system.

does exoplanet can support life

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However, it's clear that this certain exoplanet can't ever be a home for living beings.

The discovery of CO2 gives researchers hope for identical observations on life-friendly rocky objects.

According to a news report from NASA, the presence of CO2 will also help scientists learn how WASP-39 is formed.

The exoplanet orbits its star once every four Earth days and has 1/4 Jupiter's mass but 1.3 times Jupiter's diameter.

AFTER THIS,

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My first thought: Wow, we really do have a chance to detect the atmospheres of terrestrial-size planets 

- Natalie Batalha