habitable zone

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habitable zone

n.
The region in a stellar system where the surface temperatures of planets can sustain liquid water and therefore hold the highest probability for the existence of life. Also called Goldilocks zone.
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Lone Signal will provide anyone with an Internet connection the opportunity to compose and transmit messages to stars suspected to harbor habitable planets orbiting within their circumstellar habitable zones - otherwise referred to as "goldilocks zones.