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NEWS: NASA Discovers Traces of Water on Alien Planet K2-18 b

NEWS: NASA Discovers Traces of Water on Alien Planet K2-18 b

In a major first, scientists have detected water vapor and possibly even liquid water clouds that rain in the atmosphere of a strange exoplanet that lies in the habitable zone of its host star about 110 light-years from Earth. A new study focuses on K2-18 b, an exoplanet discovered in 2015. Previously, scientists have discovered gas giants that have water vapor in their atmospheres, but this is the least massive planet ever to have water vapor detected in its atmosphere.

NEWS: Russian Billionaire is Creating "Noah's Ark" in Space for 15 Million People to Escape Earth

NEWS: Russian Billionaire is Creating "Noah's Ark" in Space for 15 Million People to Escape Earth

It sounds as though the idea was pulled straight from a Hollywood movie script, but Russian billionaire Igor Ashurbeyl is really, in actuality, building a “Noah’s Ark” in space for 15 million Earthlings to escape Earth and begin a brand new civilization on space arks. The cosmic endeavor, although still in its early stages, has already accrued 300,000 sign-ups from hopeful future citizens, and has formed its own flag, national anthem, and parliamentary committee…