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Spitzer Finds Organics and Water Where New Planets May Grow
03.13.08
Artist concept of a very young star encircled by a disk of gas and dust

This artist's concept shows a very young star encircled by a disk of gas and dust, the raw materials from which rocky planets such as Earth are thought to form.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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