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Organic Molecules Detected in Exoplanet Atmosphere - Universe Today
[/caption] The basic chemistry for life has been detected the atmosphere of a second hot gas planet, HD 209458b. Data from the Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes provided spectral observations that revealed molecules of carbon dioxide, methane and water vapor in the planet’s atmosphere. The Jupiter-sized planet – which occupies a tight, 3.5-day orbit around … Continue reading "Organic Molecules Detected in Exoplanet Atmosphere"