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  • Proxima-b, only 4.24 light years away, receives 250 times more X-ray radiation than Earth and could experience deadly levels of ultraviolet radiation on its surface. How could life survive such a bombardment? Cornell astronomers say that life already has survived this kind of fierce radiation, and they have proof: you. Jack O’Malley-James/Cornell University The intense radiation environments around nearby M stars could favor habitable worlds resembling younger versions of Earth. Lisa Kaltenegger…