2 Earth-sized bodies with oxygen rich atmospheres found- but they’re stars not planets

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2 Earth-sized bodies with oxygen rich atmospheres found- but they’re stars not planets

“Astrophysicists at the University of Warwick and Kiel University have discovered two bodies the size of earth with oxygen-rich atmospheres — however, there is a disappointing snag for anyone looking for a potential home for alien life, or even a future home for ourselves. These are not planets, but are actually two unusual white dwarf stars.”

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Written by Juraj Bednár //