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New Planet - Gliese 581

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Scientists atop Mauna Kea recently discovered a new planet similar to Earth.  Gliese 581 is capable of supporting water in a liquid form, which could support life similar to ours. Dr. Nader Haghighipour is the co-discoverer and joins us now.

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