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Hubble confirms Earth-sized exoplanet only 22 light years away

The chances of finding extraterrestrial life have improved slightly after NASA announced that its Hubble Space Telescope has confirmed the size of an Earth-sized exoplanet only 22 light-years from Earth, the nearest that passes in front of its star.

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    Hubble confirms Earth-sized exoplanet only 22 light years away

    Hubble confirms Earth-sized exoplanet only 22 light years away

    The chances of finding extraterrestrial life have improved slightly after NASA announced that its Hubble Space Telescope has confirmed the size of an …

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