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Release No.: 2015-02
For Release: Monday, January 5, 2015 - 1:15pm

Super-Earths Have Long-Lasting Oceans

alien waterworld

This artist's depiction shows a gas giant planet rising over the horizon of an alien waterworld. New research shows that oceans on super-Earths, once established, can last for billions of years.

David A. Aguilar (CfA)

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