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Life on an 8-Hour Planet

Even if we find an earth-sized exoplanet, how can we be so sure that we’re looking at earth 2.0? It might come down to how fast it’s spinning.

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Extremely_Large_Telescope_progress,_January_2022.png
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12313
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/day-of-discovery-7-earth-size-planets
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Venus_globe.jpg
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/interior-shot-spinning-globe-slowly-turning-round-and-news-footage/506139986?phrase=rotating%20globe&adppopup=true
https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-s-juno-mission-to-remain-in-current-orbit-at-jupiter
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PIA23791-Venus-NewlyProcessedView-20200608.jpg
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/milky-way-beautiful-summer-night-sky-with-stars-royalty-free-image/1417982034?phrase=star%20sky&adppopup=true
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Artist%E2%80%99s_impression_of_the_planet_Beta_Pictoris_b.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Messier_30_(captured_by_the_Hubble_Space_Telescope).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hurricane_Isabel_from_ISS.jpg
https://sealevel.jpl.nasa.gov/ocean-observation/understanding-climate/oceans-and-continents/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA02863_-_Jupiter_surface_motion_animation.gif
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