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Newly discovered exoplanet may be best candidate in search for signs of life - Science Daily

Date: 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 »

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

A prime planet listing has just appeared on the cosmic real estate market, possibly the most promising place yet to search for signs of life beyond the solar system, the astronomers who discovered it say. It is a rocky orb about one and a half times ...and more »

Welcome to LHS 1140b: A Super-Earth in the Habitable Zone - Sky & Telescope

The MEarth exoplanet survey has nabbed a rocky super-Earth transiting its host star just 41 light-years away from Earth. Artist's concept of super-Earth LHS 1140b orbiting red dwarf star. An artist's impression of exoplanet LHS 1140 orbiting a red ...and more »

Promising discovery in search for extra-terrestrial life - swissinfo.ch

A team of international astronomers, including those in Switzerland, have discovered a rocky exoplanet in a habitable zone of a faint red dwarf star. The super-Earth LHS 1140 is in the constellation of Cetus about 40 light-years from Earth, according ...and more »

New Super-Earth May Be Best Yet for Finding Signs of Life - National Geographic

Astronomers have found a temperate planet a bit bigger and bulkier than Earth orbiting a small star just 40 light-years away. The newly announced world could be among the best targets to search for signs of life elsewhere in the cosmos. “Small worlds ...and more »

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

Exoplanet LHS 1140b is believed to be about 40% larger than Earth and lies 39 light years away in the constellation of Cetus, orbiting a red dwarf star. Ian Sample Science editor. @iansample. Wed 19 Apr 2017 13.00 EDT Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 ...and more »

Exoplanet LHS 1140b may be most habitable yet found - Cosmos

Until this week, if you asked an astrobiologist to nominate the likeliest targets for life beyond our solar system the most common answers would have been Proxima b or the recently discovered TRAPPIST-1 system. Now, however, for at least some of the ...and more »

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 ...and more »

This is the one! Super-Earth 40 light years away is our 'best chance of finding alien life yet' - Wired.co.uk

A newly discovered exoplanet is causing excitement among astronomers as it has the potential to give us the best opportunity ever to find alien life. The 'super-Earth', which is around 1.4 times the size of Earth but seven times its mass, is rocky ...and more »

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

A planet's atmosphere is what we need to be studying the most if and when we're looking for signs of life. Potentially Habitable Exoplanet Found Close Enough for Us to Study Its Atmosphere Soon. Sandhya Ramesh · Science · Space. 19/Apr/2017. An artist ...and more »