Newly-discovered exoplanet could be best clue to life out there - euronews

A newly-discovered exoplanet could be the most promising sign yet in the search for life beyond Earth, astronomers say. The planet, which has been named LHS 1140b, is orbiting a red dwarf star some 40 light years away from our planet. Astronomers are ...

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 ...

Astronomers discover 'Super-Earth' planet that could support life - New York Daily News

Astronomers have discovered another planet that could support life, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. It's the fifth such life-possible planet outside our solar system revealed in less than a year. This new planet is rocky ...

Astronomers Say This Distant 'Super-Earth' Might Just Be Habitable - Seeker

A recently found exoplanet has astronomers thinking that it may be the best place to look for signs of life beyond our solar system. By Nancy Atkinson. April 19, 2017. 3:17 PM EDT. Share on Facebook · Tweet this article · Email. Move over, TRAPPIST-1 ...

Newly discovered 'super-Earth' may be the 'most exciting exoplanet' - CNN

(CNN) Over the last year, researchers have found nearby exoplanets that could potentially support life, like Proxima b and the seven TRAPPIST-1 planets. Now, a "super-Earth" has been found 39 light-years away, according to new research in the journal ...

A Planet Like Earth: Astronomers Find Nearby Exoplanet That Could Host Alien Life - International Business Times

There might be another Earth out there, and its name is LHS 1140b. It's not too catchy, but it could be the best candidate for finding alien life in our galactic neighborhood in the reasonable future. According to Harvard's MEarth Project, which ...

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

Scientists 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 ...

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

Scientists 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 ...

Newly discovered planet appears to have right combination to support life, astronomers say - Globalnews.ca

An artist's impression shows the exoplanet LHS 1140b, which orbits a red dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth. ESO/spaceengine.org. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor.

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

An 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 ...

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

Paris: 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 ...

Scientists have found another new planet that could hold life... and it could be the best one yet - Yahoo News

A group of scientists have discovered a new “super-Earth” 39 light years away and they say it could be the best candidate yet for a world beyond our solar system that harbours life. The planet circles the faint dwarf star LHS 1140 in the constellation ...

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

This 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 ...

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

Astronomers 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 ...

Aliens FINALLY DISCOVERED? Scientists find planet that is 'BEST CANDIDATE' to harbour life - Express.co.uk

SCIENTISTS have made a huge breakthrough in the search for alien life after finding a planet which has been touted as the “best candidate” to find extra-terrestrial beings. By Sean Martin. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 18:00, Wed, Apr 19, 2017. exoplanet PA.

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

A 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 ...

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

Astronomers 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

FILE - 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 ...