Trappist-1 exoplanets may have too much water to support life

A team of researchers from Arizona State University and Vanderbilt University has found evidence that suggests the exoplanets surrounding the star Trappist-1 may be too wet to support life. In their paper published in the journal Nature Astronomy, the group describes using data from prior efforts that focused on determining the mass and diameter of the stars’ planets to calculate densities, and from that, used a computer to model the likely building blocks of each.
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