June 16, 2024
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Solar System

Planet K2-18b may not be habitable after all – Sky and Telescopes

Cartoon showing a variety of exoplanet types. Figuring out whether a planet is rocky or gaseous can be a challenge, as is the case with K2-18b. NASA / JPL-Caltech / Lizbeth B. De La Torre Exoplanet K2-18b made headlines when researchers reported that JWST's observations of the planet were consistent with a habitable ocean world.

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