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

A 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 ...

A New Exoplanet May Be the Most Promising Yet in Search for Signs of Life - New York Times

An artist's impression of the newly discovered rocky exoplanet. The exoplanet is close enough that astronomers are hopeful that with the next generation of big telescopes, they will be able to probe its atmosphere for signs of water or other evidence ...

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

This 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 ...

Scientists discover new planet that could be most likely place to find aliens ever identified - The Independent

A newly-found planet is the best ever place to find aliens, scientists have announced. The super-Earth named LHS1140b is the "most exciting exoplanet" seen in years and humanity could "hardly hope for a better target" to find aliens, according to the ...

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

It 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 ...

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

LHS 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 ...

Astronomers Have Discovered Yet Another Planet Around a Nearby Star - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. For more than three years, the MEarth-South observatory, a cluster of telescopes in Chile, has stared at distant stars in the night sky, waiting for a hint of ...

LHS 1140b: Potentially Habitable Super-Earth Found Orbiting Nearby Red Dwarf - Sci-News.com

Astronomers have discovered a 'super-Earth' exoplanet in the habitable zone of LHS 1140, a small, cool star in the constellation of Cetus, approximately 39 light-years away from Earth. The discovery is being published in the April 20, 2017 issue of the ...