Are Earthlike Planets Plentiful Throughout the Milky Way?

Earthlike exoplanets, including those with features like continents and liquid water on their surface, might be plentiful across the Milky Way galaxy. Previous planet formation models had indicated that Earth’s abundance of life-supporting water may have arrived due to extremely fortuitous comet strikes, but new models seem to indicate that rocky, earthlike planets may attract enough water during their development phase to make them as friendly to life as Earth.

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