Are Super-Earths Actually the Best Places to Search for ET?

Super-Earths may be the best place to search for extraterrestrial life due to their long-lived magnetic shields, according to a recent study. Scientists had previously thought that Earth-sized rocky exoplanets, meaning planets located outside of our own solar system that are of a similar size and composition of our own Earth, might make the best places to search for ET. However, this newest study seems to indicate that super-Earths, meaning rocky exoplanets ranging from 2 to 10 times larger than earth, may make even better environments to foster life.

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