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Hubble Finds Three Surprisingly Dry Exoplanets


Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have gone looking for water vapor in the atmospheres of three planets orbiting stars similar to the sun — and have come up nearly dry. The three planets, known as HD 189733b, HD 209458b, and WASP-12b, are between 60 and 900…