habitable zone

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habitable zone

the area around a star (such as the sun) in which there is sufficient energy present to sustain life.
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Going beyond just the location in the Goldilocks zone or the properties of a planet's atmosphere, the researchers consider the evolutionary history of its climate too.
Insurers working with slow-moving health care providers that still use traditional billing strategies might have a temporary edge over insurers that work with providers that shift quickly to a Goldilocks zone strategies.
The Goldilocks zone is just a very rough guide, and we need to keep an open mind.
Mars sits just on the outer edge of the Goldilocks zone and is rocky as well.
So, after several million years of being frozen, this icy Earth with a hot atmosphere rich in carbon dioxide had reached a Goldilocks zone - too warm to stay completely frozen, too cold to lose its ice.
Astronomers have discovered what they say is the planet most like Earth yet detected - a distant, rocky world that is similar in size to ours and exists in the Goldilocks zone, where it is not too hot and not too cold for life, the AP said.
LOS ANGELES -- Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected -- a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.
5 days, at a distance a dozen times closer than we are from our Sun, which is too close to be in the habitable zone, nicknamed the Goldilocks zone.
The planets orbit Gliese 667C in the so-called Goldilocks Zone -- a distance from the star at which the temperature is just right for water to exist in liquid form rather than being stripped away by stellar radiation or locked permanently in ice.
Scientists have yet to find a twin Earth - one that's not only the right size but also located in the so-called Goldilocks zone, a place that's not too hot and not too cold where water might exist in liquid form.
But outside of the Earth's Goldilocks zone there exists a world that is hostile to life, a world of deadly radiation, cosmic bombs like asteroids and meteorites and hell-like planets, for example, blistering hot Mercury, Venus with its bone crushing atmosphere of sulphuric acid, and ruby-red light, and Mars with its barren landscape and hostile storms.