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

'Super-Earth': New planet is 'best candidate' to support life beyond solar systemYahoo NewsScientists 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 »

Super Earth 'is best place to look for signs of life' - physicsworld.com

Super Earth 'is best place to look for signs of life'physicsworld.comAn exoplanet orbiting a nearby red-dwarf star may be the "best place to look for signs of life beyond the solar system”, according to the team of astronomers that has discovered the rocky world. The exoplanet is called LHS 1140b and is located just 39 ...and more »

'Super-Earth' orbiting nearby star boosts search for extra-solar life - Times Now

'Super-Earth' orbiting nearby star boosts search for extra-solar lifeTimes NowParis: 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 »

Newfound Super-Earth Boosts Search for Alien Life - Scientific American;

Newfound Super-Earth Boosts Search for Alien Life - Scientific American

Scientific AmericanNewfound Super-Earth Boosts Search for Alien LifeScientific AmericanThis planet is located in the liquid-water habitable zone surrounding its host star, a small, faint red star named LHS 1140. The planet weighs about 6.6 times the mass of Earth and is shown passing in front of LHS 1140. Depicted in blue is the ...and more »

Another Nearby Planet Found That May Be Just Right for Life - U.S. News & World Report;

Another Nearby Planet Found That May Be Just Right for Life - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportAnother Nearby Planet Found That May Be Just Right for LifeU.S. News & World ReportAstronomers have found a new super-Earth that may be not too hot, not too cold for life _ and it's not too far away. | April 19, 2017, at 2:05 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Another Nearby Planet Found That May Be Just Right for ...and more »

Newfound planet is the best place in search for alien life - Vanguard Daily;

Newfound planet is the best place in search for alien life - Vanguard Daily

Vanguard DailyNewfound planet is the best place in search for alien lifeVanguard DailyThe alien world known as LHS 1140b is a rocky version of Earth, adequately dubbed “super-Earth” and is 39 light years away. The planets orbits in the so-called habitable zone of its parent star which means it may contain liquid water. Among the several ...and more »

New super-sized Earth may be close enough to detect signs of life - KHOU;

New super-sized Earth may be close enough to detect signs of life - KHOU

KHOUNew super-sized Earth may be close enough to detect signs of lifeKHOUScientists have found a planet the size of a jumbo Earth circling a nearby star, meaning it is one of the handful of worlds where astronomers' sensors might be powerful enough to detect signs of life. The new planet, known as LHS 1140b, receives enough ...and more »

This is our best hope yet in the search for alien life - New York Post;

This is our best hope yet in the search for alien life - New York Post

New York PostThis is our best hope yet in the search for alien lifeNew York PostAstronomers have discovered another planet with the potential for life — this one a “super-Earth” and the leading contender in our intergalactic search for aliens. “This is the most exciting exoplanet I've seen in the past decade,” Jason Dittmann ...and more »

Stargazers say newly discovered 'second Earth' LHS 1140b could be home to alien lifeforms - The Sun;

Stargazers say newly discovered 'second Earth' LHS 1140b could be home to alien lifeforms - The Sun

The SunStargazers say newly discovered 'second Earth' LHS 1140b could be home to alien lifeformsThe SunA NEWLY discovered exoplanet is our best bet in the search for alien life, scientists believe. Dwarf planet LHS 1140b is larger than Earth, is orbiting a star 40 light years away from us and has an atmosphere which could make it habitable. The planet ...and more »

Potentially Habitable Exoplanet Found Close Enough for Us to Study Its Atmosphere Soon - The Wire;

Potentially Habitable Exoplanet Found Close Enough for Us to Study Its Atmosphere Soon - The Wire

The WirePotentially Habitable Exoplanet Found Close Enough for Us to Study Its Atmosphere SoonThe WireA planet's atmosphere is what we need to be studying the most if and when we're looking for signs of life. An artist's impression of the newly discovered rocky exoplanet, LHS 1140b. Credit: M. Weiss/CfA. Bengaluru: A super-Earth has been discovered ...and more »

Newfound exoplanet the latest hot place to look for aliens - CNET;

Newfound exoplanet the latest hot place to look for aliens - CNET

CNETNewfound exoplanet the latest hot place to look for aliensCNETThis planet is located in the liquid water habitable zone surrounding its host, a small, faint red star named LHS 1140. M. Weiss/CfA. Exoplanet discoveries in the past decade have made it clear there are plenty of other solar systems, but in the last ...and more »

Newly discovered planet 'may offer best chance of finding life beyond Earth' - BreakingNews.ie;

Newly discovered planet 'may offer best chance of finding life beyond Earth' - BreakingNews.ie

BreakingNews.ieNewly discovered planet 'may offer best chance of finding life beyond Earth'BreakingNews.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 »

Report: Can't blame El Nino as global temps spike in March - WHIO;

Report: Can't blame El Nino as global temps spike in March - WHIO

WHIOReport: Can't blame El Nino as global temps spike in MarchWHIOFILE - In this March 28, 2017 file photo, a bee flies over daisies in a park in Frankfurt, Germany, As weather forecasts predict sunny weather for most parts of Germany. In what scientists call a clear sign of a warming world, Earth's temperatures in ...and more »

Scientists Just Discovered an Alien Planet That's The Best Candidate for Life As We Know It - Futurism;

Scientists Just Discovered an Alien Planet That's The Best Candidate for Life As We Know It - Futurism

FuturismScientists Just Discovered an Alien Planet That's The Best Candidate for Life As We Know ItFuturismScientists have located an exoplanet that's the best candidate for life as we know it. They believe it may prove to be an even more important target for the future characterization of planets in the habitable zone than Proxima b or TRAPPIST-1.and more »

This rocky 'super-Earth' planet may be in just the right spot for hosting life - The Verge;

This rocky 'super-Earth' planet may be in just the right spot for hosting life - The Verge

The VergeThis rocky 'super-Earth' planet may be in just the right spot for hosting lifeThe VergeIn a rare find, a rocky “super-Earth” planet has been located orbiting around a cool dwarf star — and it's just a mere 39 light years away. The world gets its “super” nickname because it's a bit bigger and slightly more massive than our own planet ...and more »

Scientists Discover Planet Which Could Be Our Best Bet at Finding Alien Life - Newsweek;

Scientists Discover Planet Which Could Be Our Best Bet at Finding Alien Life - Newsweek

NewsweekScientists Discover Planet Which Could Be Our Best Bet at Finding Alien LifeNewsweekLHS 1140b Artist's impression of the newly discovered rocky exoplanet, LHS 1140b. Image shows the planet passing in front of its host star. M. Weiss/CfA. Tech & Science exoplanet alien life super earth. A newly discovered planet sitting in a solar ...and more »

'Super-Earth' found 40 light years away is best chance of finding life outside Solar System, say scientists - Telegraph.co.uk;

'Super-Earth' found 40 light years away is best chance of finding life outside Solar System, say scientists - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk'Super-Earth' found 40 light years away is best chance of finding life outside Solar System, say scientistsTelegraph.co.ukPoint a high-powered telescope at the constellation Cetus, the sea monster, and it is just possible to make out a dim red dwarf star shining in the tail. Although it might seem unspectacular, orbiting around that star is a rocky planet that could hold ...and more »

New contender in hunt for alien life discovered by astronomers - The Guardian;

New contender in hunt for alien life discovered by astronomers - The Guardian

The GuardianNew contender in hunt for alien life discovered by astronomersThe GuardianAn artist's impression of exoplanet LHS 1140b, described by Jason Ditton at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics as the most exciting he had seen in 10 years. Photograph: ESO/spaceengine.org. Astronomy ...and more »

Newfound super-Earth represents an excellent hunting spot for E.T. - New Atlas;

Newfound super-Earth represents an excellent hunting spot for E.T. - New Atlas

New AtlasNewfound super-Earth represents an excellent hunting spot for E.T.New AtlasAn international team of scientists has announced the discovery of a new "super-Earth" exoplanet (a planet with more mass than Earth, but not quite as big as our gas giants) that could represent our best chance of finding life outside of our solar system.and more »

New rocky planet discovered 39 light years away from our Sun lies in

New rocky planet discovered 39 light years away from our Sun lies in "habitable zone" - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKNew rocky planet discovered 39 light years away from our Sun lies in "habitable zone"International Business Times UKA rocky super-Earth exoplanet has been found orbiting a nearby M dwarf star, 39 light years away from our Sun, scientists have announced. They have called it LHS 1140b and said that it probably formed in its current location in a similar way to our planet.and more »