Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Three Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting A Dim, Red Sun: Best Target Yet In The Search For Life?

Astronomers have discovered three Earth-sized planets orbiting a small red sun, just 40 light-years away. Researchers say all three worlds are potentially habitable and could represent the best targets yet in the search for life beyond the solar system. "These are not massive, hot, super exotic worlds," said Julien de Wit, a postdoctoral associate in planetary…

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