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Epsilon Eridani

It’s the name of a nearby solar system that just might be habitable. It’s located about 10.5 light years from our sun, so even though we’re not going to get there anytime soon, that is still pretty close. SETI scientist Dana Backman said that the system kinda looked like our own solar system used to look like when life first originated on earth, so Epsilon Eridani might therefore show us whether the evolution of our solar system is what typically happens, or if it was a one in a billion shot…

Taken from this site…

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October 27, 2008 - Posted by | Astronomy | , , ,

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