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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This is another paper that challenges the assumptions of finding life on rocky planets in the Goldilocks zone around a host star.
Throughout the 140-minute film, Weiwei frequently references the West's collective Goldilocks zone in relation to the global refugee crisis via familiar headlines from prominent newspapers, which simultaneously serve to contextualise the footage we see and highlight the strange detachment with which overwhelming human misery is commonly relayed in print.
The meat inhabited a sort of inverse Goldilocks zone: cooked enough to be grey and a bit chewy, but not so much as to have developed any char.
That system might give hospital-run health care systems set up to maximize Goldilocks zone billing a strong edge over other providers.
Readers will find the Goldilocks zone, a black hole, the Fibonacci sequence and the Fibonacci spiral among much else, all clear and part of the story.
There is a goldilocks zone for copper inside the body; too much or too little can cause serious damage.
The experiment must satisfy conditions in a seemingly impossible goldilocks zone. To this end this paper proposes a new version, the Ultramodal Last Man, which appeals to Routley's work in metaphysics and nonclassical logic.
Scientists have been focusing on the three exoplanets in the habitable zone (called the "Goldilocks Zone") which are most conducive to life.
The rocky planet was spotted in 2009 but astronomers have now confirmed it is in the star's "Goldilocks zone", neither too close nor too far away for water to develop.
But because Proxima Centauri is a red dwarf star, it puts out much less heat, meaning Proxima B is in the "Goldilocks zone" where liquid water - essential to life - could exist.
But now it's time to think outside the Goldilocks zone, some scientists say.
Other titles in this innovative 'The Search for Other Earths' series include "Aliens At Home," "The Goldilocks Zone," "How We Find Other Earths," "Is There Life Out There?" and "A New Frontier."