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The term ‘Goldilocks Zone' is often seen in the news in the context of
(a) the limits of habitable zone above the surface of the Earth
(b) region inside the Earth where shale gas is available
(c) search for the Earth-like planets in outer space
(d) search for meteorites containing precious metals



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The term ‘Goldilocks Zone’ is used in the context of search for the Earth-like planets in outer space. It is the region around a star where a planet with sufficient atmospheric pressure can support liquid water at its surface. Only planets within a certain range of orbits dubbed the “Goldilocks zone” are thought to be capable of supporting life.


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