1. Hints of rain clouds found on small alien world  Science Magazine
  2. Water found for first time on potentially habitable planet  BBC News
  3. The 'Super-Earth' planet that could support life  Sky News
  4. Exoplanet K2-18b: Life-friendly climate and oceans as well?  CNET
  5. Water vapour detected on distant ‘super-Earth’ by UK scientists in 'world first' discovery  Evening Standard
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Astronomers discover water in the atmosphere of a "habitable" planet orbiting a distant star.Astronomers discover water in the atmosphere of a "habitable" planet orbiting a distant star.

Water found for first time on potentially habitable planet - BBC News

Roughly 111 light-years away, toward the constellation of Leo, lies a dim star less than half the mass of our sun, with two planets in close orbit. Now, astronomers have revealed that one of those planets has an atmosphere containing water vapour.Roughly 111 light-years away, toward the constellation of Leo, lies a dim star less than half the mass of our sun, with two planets in close orbit. Now, astronomers have revealed that one of those planets has an atmosphere containing water vapour.

British researchers announced Wednesday they've found water vapour in the atmosphere of a planet 110 light-years away.British researchers announced Wednesday they've found water vapour in the atmosphere of a planet 110 light-years away.

Water found at exoplanet with right temperatures for life | CTV News

How rare are planets like ours, orbiting stars like our Sun at a comparable distance? How rare are planets like ours, orbiting stars like our Sun at a comparable distance?

Is Earth an Oddball? – Exoplanet Exploration: Planets Beyond our Solar System

NASA has spotted the first nearby “habitable” alien super-Earth with its Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) probe, the US space agency has announced.NASA has spotted the first nearby “habitable” alien super-Earth with its Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) probe, the US space agency has announced.

NASA exoplanet discovery: Space agency spot closest ’habitable’ Earth-like planet yet | Science | News | Express.co.uk

“With all this hoopla about a planet with water in its atmosphere, let me make this clear: It’s a gas giant. It’s far more like Neptune than Earth. The story here isn’t that the planet is habitable (it isn’t). It’s the fact that water *could* be found using modern techniques.”

Phil Plait on Twitter: "With all this hoopla about a planet with water in its atmosphere, let me make this clear: It’s a gas giant. It’s far more like Neptune than Earth. The story here isn’t that the planet is habitable (it isn’t). It’s the fact that water *could* be found using modern techniques."

“Scientists find WATER on a planet Scientists have for the first time found a planet outside of our solar system that's home to water, in a major breakthrough in the search for habitable worlds https://t.co/Fqe1e4OJAv”

Amrita Bhinder on Twitter: "Scientists find WATER on a planet Scientists have for the first time found a planet outside of our solar system that's home to water, in a major breakthrough in the search for habitable worlds https://t.co/Fqe1e4OJAv"

“Found: The first potentially habitable ‘Super Earth’ with water in its skies https://t.co/h6daNQ0kwn”

Carl Zimmer on Twitter: "Found: The first potentially habitable ‘Super Earth’ with water in its skies https://t.co/h6daNQ0kwn"

“Wow: Water found on most habitable known world beyond solar system. Is there a planet B? Please don’t tell #ClimateChange change deniers https://t.co/3ElXJ6Ksh9”

Alberto Alemanno on Twitter: "Wow: Water found on most habitable known world beyond solar system. Is there a planet B? Please don’t tell #ClimateChange change deniers https://t.co/3ElXJ6Ksh9"

Mini-Neptune might not have an Earth-like surface, but it is warm enough to be habitableMini-Neptune might not have an Earth-like surface, but it is warm enough to be habitable

Hints of rain clouds found on small alien world | Science | AAAS

Two research groups announced this week that they've found water vapor in the atmosphere of a planet 110 light-years away in the constellation Leo. This so-called Super Earth is just the right distance from its star to conceivably harbor life. Its star and atmosphere are so different than ours,Two research groups announced this week that they've found water vapor in the atmosphere of a planet 110 light-years away in the constellation Leo. This so-called Super Earth is just the right distance from its star to conceivably harbor life. Its star and atmosphere are so different than ours,

Water, temperature right for life at another star's planet

The so-called Super Earth is the right distance from its star to conceivably harbour life.The so-called Super Earth is the right distance from its star to conceivably harbour life.

Water discovered for first time on planet that may be habitable | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ

Don't hold your breath about moving there anytime soonDon't hold your breath about moving there anytime soon

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We've spotted water vapour in the atmosphere of a distant planet twice Earth’s size. It's probably the single best place to hunt for alien life that we know ofWe've spotted water vapour in the atmosphere of a distant planet twice Earth’s size. It's probably the single best place to hunt for alien life that we know of

This watery planet is the best place to hunt life we've seen so far | New Scientist

In the ongoing search for life beyond Earth, astronomers studying distant exoplanets are looking for a few key ingredients. For starters, a planet has to be close enough to its host star to receive sufficient heat, but far enough away that it's not boiling hot.In the ongoing search for life beyond Earth, astronomers studying distant exoplanets are looking for a few key ingredients. For starters, a planet has to be close enough to its host star to receive…

Hubble just detected water vapor around a distant exoplanet – BGR

K2-18b is in the habitable zone of a red-dwarf star

Water vapour is spotted on a distant rocky planet – Physics World

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The exoplanet is just twice the diameter of Earth, and could potentially host life. The exoplanet is just twice the diameter of Earth, and could potentially host life.The exoplanet is just twice the diameter of Earth, and could potentially host life.

Hubble telescope spies water raining on distant world