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'Super-Earth': New planet is 'best candidate' to support life beyond solar system - Juice Brighton;

'Super-Earth': New planet is 'best candidate' to support life beyond solar system - Juice Brighton

Juice Brighton'Super-Earth': New planet is 'best candidate' to support life beyond solar systemJuice BrightonScientists searching for evidence of life beyond Earth say a newly discovered planet could be the most promising candidate they have found so far. The so-called "super-Earth" is 39 light years away, outside the solar system, and, like Earth, thought to ...and more »

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life - MyAJC;

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life - MyAJC

MyAJCAnother nearby planet found that may be just right for lifeMyAJCIn this artist tendering provided by M. Weiss Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, a newly-discovered rocky exoplanet, LHS 1140b. This planet is located in the liquid water habitable zone surrounding its host star, a small, faint red star named ...and more »

Transiting rocky super-Earth found in habitable zone of quiet red dwarf star - Science Daily;

Transiting rocky super-Earth found in habitable zone of quiet red dwarf star - Science Daily

Science DailyTransiting rocky super-Earth found in habitable zone of quiet red dwarf starScience DailyDate: April 19, 2017; Source: ESO; Summary: An exoplanet orbiting a red dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth may be the new holder of the title 'best place to look for signs of life beyond the solar system.' Using ESO's HARPS instrument, and other ...and more »

Super-Earth orbiting nearby star boosts search for extra-solar life - Geo News, Pakistan;

Super-Earth orbiting nearby star boosts search for extra-solar life - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanSuper-Earth orbiting nearby star boosts search for extra-solar lifeGeo News, PakistanPARIS: Astronomers on Wednesday announced the discovery of a "super-Earth" orbiting a nearby star which may offer the most promising target yet in the search for life beyond the Solar System. Named LHS 1140b, the planet orbits a star 40 light years ...and more »

Planet may offer 'chance of finding life beyond earth' - RTE.ie;

Planet may offer 'chance of finding life beyond earth' - RTE.ie

RTE.iePlanet may offer 'chance of finding life beyond earth'RTE.ieA newly discovered "super-Earth" 39 light years away could be the best candidate yet for a world beyond the solar system that harbours life, say scientists. The planet circles the faint dwarf star LHS 1140 in the constellation Cetus and lies at the ...and more »

Newfound Alien Planet Is Best Place Yet to Search for Life - Space.com;

Newfound Alien Planet Is Best Place Yet to Search for Life - Space.com

Space.comNewfound Alien Planet Is Best Place Yet to Search for LifeSpace.comA newly discovered planet around a distant star may jump to the top of the list of places where scientists should go looking for alien life. The alien world known as LHS 1140b is rocky, like Earth. It is only 40 light-years away from our solar system ...and more »

Worried about gigantic asteroids hurtling towards Earth? There's a graph for that - Wired.co.uk;

Worried about gigantic asteroids hurtling towards Earth? There's a graph for that - Wired.co.uk

Wired.co.ukWorried about gigantic asteroids hurtling towards Earth? There's a graph for thatWired.co.ukThis is the one! Super-Earth 40 light years away is our 'best chance of finding alien life yet'. Exoplanets; 32 minutes ago. Register to vote online for the 2017 general election. Register to vote online for the 2017 general election. Voting; 4 hours ...and more »

TRAPPIST-1 Has Some Serious New Competition For Best Place to Find Aliens - Gizmodo;

TRAPPIST-1 Has Some Serious New Competition For Best Place to Find Aliens - Gizmodo

GizmodoTRAPPIST-1 Has Some Serious New Competition For Best Place to Find AliensGizmodoIt seems like every week, there's a new contender for Coolest Planet Where There Are Definitely Aliens. For those of us who want to believe, this is an emotionally exhausting cycle, as we're built up and let down time and again. At the risk of fucking ...and more »