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An image of an exoplanet with a different atmosphere to our own. In the image, it looks various shades of green.

A team at NASA triggered a reaction between gas mixtures and plasma to re-create an alien atmosphere. Re-creating exoplanets’ atmospheres here could help us find signs of life.