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# Scientists have found evidence of a solar system that is 3.2 million

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Scientists have found evidence of a solar system that is 3.2 million  [#permalink]

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Scientists have found evidence of a solar system that is 3.2 million light years away from ours and circles a star that has characteristics similar to the Sun; preliminary research suggests its three planets as theoretically capable of supporting life—a discovery that is often considered to be the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and of possessing atmospheres with breathable air.

A. its three planets as theoretically capable of supporting life—a discovery that is often considered to be the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and of possessing

B. its three planets’ theoretical ability to support life—a discovery often considered as the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and of possessing

C. its three planets to be theoretically capable of supporting life—a discovery that is often considered the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and to possess

D. that its three planets are theoretically capable of supporting life—a discovery that is often considered the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and of possessing

E. that its three planets have the ability of supporting life—a discovery often considered to be the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and possessing

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31 Jul 2018, 04:15
+1 for D.

A. its three planets as theoretically capable of supporting life—a discovery that is often considered to be the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and of possessing

B. its three planets’ theoretical ability to support life—a discovery often considered as the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and of possessing

C. its three planets to be theoretically capable of supporting life—a discovery that is often considered the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and to possess

D. that its three planets are theoretically capable of supporting life—a discovery that is often considered the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and of possessing --> Correct, "that" is required after suggests, parallel construct "of supporting life...and of possessing", and "Consider" is the correct idiom

E. that its three planets have the ability of supporting life—a discovery often considered to be the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and possessing

Hence, D.
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Scientists have found evidence of a solar system that is 3.2 million light years away from ours and circles a star that has characteristics similar to the Sun; preliminary research suggests its three planets as theoretically capable of supporting life—a discovery that is often considered to be the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and of possessing atmospheres with breathable air.

A. its three planets as theoretically capable of supporting life—a discovery that is often considered to be the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and of possessing - That should follow supports +Incorrect idiom consider to be

B. its three planets’ theoretical ability to support life—a discovery often considered as the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and of possessing - Parallelism error + same error as A

C. its three planets to be theoretically capable of supporting life—a discovery that is often considered the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and to possess - Parallelism error + same error as A

D. that its three planets are theoretically capable of supporting life—a discovery that is often considered the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and of possessing

E. that its three planets have the ability of supporting life—a discovery often considered to be the scientific equivalent of finding the Holy Grail—and possessing - Incorrect idiom. Ability to is the correct idiom + Parallelism error
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# Scientists have found evidence of a solar system that is 3.2 million

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