GETTYA new study has revealed a breakthrough on alien life
Researchers from Peking University in China created 3D climate models to simulate the evolution of icy planets, which some scientists believe may have provided the conditions for life.
According to initial theories, icy planets or moons have undergone melting phases where the conditions would have been right to hold liquid water.
Saturn’s moon Enceladus and Jupiter’s moon Europa were touted as potential candidates for alien life in our solar system.
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But these theories have been dealt a massive blow after Peking’s scientists found that icy planets would likely have skipped the habitable phase because of the incredibly high amount of energy required to melt their surface.
According to latest study Earth is the only habitable planet because when it thawed, approximately 600 to 800million years ago, it required less solar heat to melt the ice because of planet-warming atmospheric greenhouse gases emitted by volcanic eruptions.
In the simulated model of other planets, the scientists found that when a star became hot enough to melt the ice, it transitioned too quickly into a “greenhouse state” and evaporated any oceans in the process.
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