The recent discovery that the water in our oceans may be older than the sun has increased the chance for discovering life on exoplanets. Image © wikimedia
Water is critical for the evolution of life on earth as well as, possibly, on the exoplanets that orbit the stars beyond the sun. So if water pre-dates the sun, “it raises the possibility that some exoplanets could house the right conditions, and water resources, for life to evolve,” claims Professor Tim Harries from the University of Exeter.
Read more at the Daily Mail.