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In pics: NASA gives us a glimpse of ‘beautiful life’ beyond Earth

By Oneindia Staff Writer
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It's a dream come true for all, especially for those whose imagination go riot and believe life exists beyond Earth. Thanks to the American space agency-- National Aeronautics and Space Administration-we now know there exists seven Earth-like planets where there is a possibility of existence of life. The NASA has found Earth-sized planets in the habitable zone of a single star---TRAPPIST-1.

The revelation by the NASA has caused wide-spread enthusiasm not only among space researchers and experts, but enthusiasts like us who love everything related to life and beyond.

Here we bring you a few awe-inspiring images revealed by the NASA in its website.

Hurray! Potential of water in newly-found planets

Hurray! Potential of water in newly-found planets

According to the NASA, these seven planets-- seven rocky worlds--all of them with the potential for water on their surface--is an exciting discovery in the search for life on other worlds.

An artist’s point of view

An artist’s point of view

This image in the website of the NASA is an artist's attempt to bring to light the surface of TRAPPIST-1e.

Seven clones of planet Earth

Seven clones of planet Earth

According to the NASA, TRAPPIST-1 system consists of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a red dwarf star.

Imagine, standing on the surface of exoplanet

Imagine, standing on the surface of exoplanet

One more image by the NASA, again an artist's concept to allow us to imagine what it would be like to stand on the surface of the exoplanet TRAPPIST-1f.

A comparison between solar system and TRAPPIST-1

A comparison between solar system and TRAPPIST-1

This depiction by the NASA makes a comparison of the TRAPPIST-1 system to our solar system.

Water means life

Water means life

According to the NASA, any of the TRAPPIST-1 planets could have water on them, though the three in the habitable zone are more likely to have liquid water.

All photographs: NASA

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