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Distant planets’ atmospheres revealed

Telescopes get best glimpse of gases on exoplanets

2:01pm, March 14, 2013

Alien worlds have become a little less alien. Astronomers have gotten the most detailed look yet at the atmosphere of a planet outside the solar system.

The study is among the first to directly analyze the chemical makeup of an exoplanet. In the past,

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