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Newly discovered exoplanet LHS 1140b could host alien life - Daily Mail;

Newly discovered exoplanet LHS 1140b could host alien life - Daily Mail

Daily MailNewly discovered exoplanet LHS 1140b could host alien lifeDaily MailFor alien life to exist on a planet, it must have liquid surface water and retain an atmosphere. When red dwarf stars are young, they are known to emit radiation that can be damaging for the atmospheres of the planets that orbit them. In this case, the ...and more »

Nearby exoplanet is the new best place to check for aliens - CNET;

Nearby exoplanet is the new best place to check for aliens - CNET

CNETNearby exoplanet is the new best place to check 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 »

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

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

USA TODAYNew super-sized Earth may be close enough to detect signs of lifeUSA TODAYScientists 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 »

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

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

The IndependentScientists discover new planet that could be most likely place to find aliens ever identifiedThe IndependentA 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 ...and more »

The five best exoplanets in the galaxy to check for alien life - New Scientist;

The five best exoplanets in the galaxy to check for alien life - New Scientist

New ScientistThe five best exoplanets in the galaxy to check for alien lifeNew ScientistThere's another “Earth-like” world in our galaxy. Today, Jason Dittmann at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and his colleagues announced the discovery of LHS 1140b, a rocky, temperate super-Earth orbiting a small nearby star. Most of the ...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 »

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

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

The AtlanticAstronomers Have Discovered Yet Another Planet Around a Nearby ...The AtlanticLike ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. For more than three years, the MEarth-South observatory, a cluster of ...and more »

Backyard stargazer finds the next Earth - The Australian;

Backyard stargazer finds the next Earth - The Australian

The AustralianBackyard stargazer finds the next EarthThe AustralianAn amateur Australian astronomer has boosted the chances of discovering interstellar life, after he helped find a “super-Earth” from his Perth backyard. The find takes to 26 the number of distant planets he has helped discover. Retired engineer TG Tan ...and more »

This New Super-Earth is the Best Hope for Finding Alien Life - Inverse;

This New Super-Earth is the Best Hope for Finding Alien Life - Inverse

InverseThis New Super-Earth is the Best Hope for Finding Alien LifeInverseThe list of planets that could be home to alien lifeforms just keeps getting longer and more exciting. A new study published in Nature on Wednesday reports on a “super-Earth” exoplanet found 40 light-years away, orbiting a faint red dwarf star called ...and more »

'Super-Earth' found 40 light years away is best chance of finding life ... - Telegraph.co.uk;

'Super-Earth' found 40 light years away is best chance of finding life ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk'Super-Earth' found 40 light years away is best chance of finding life ...Telegraph.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.and more »

'Habitable' mystery planet found 39 light years away - Herald Sun;

'Habitable' mystery planet found 39 light years away - Herald Sun

Herald Sun'Habitable' mystery planet found 39 light years awayHerald SunA MYSTERY planet has been found orbiting a star in a so-called liquid-water “habitable zone” 39 light years away. INSIDE VIRGIN GALACTIC'S SPACE HQ. The newly identified temperate and rocky planet, called LHS 1140b, with a radius 1.4 times that of ...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 that could represent our best chance of finding E.T. outside of ...and more »

New rocky planet discovered 39 light years away from our Sun lies ... - International Business Times UK;

New rocky planet discovered 39 light years away from our Sun lies ... - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKNew rocky planet discovered 39 light years away from our Sun lies ...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 ...and more »

Newly discovered exoplanet may be best candidate in search for ... - Phys.Org;

Newly discovered exoplanet may be best candidate in search for ... - Phys.Org

Phys.OrgNewly discovered exoplanet may be best candidate in search for ...Phys.OrgThis artist's impression shows the exoplanet LHS 1140b, which orbits a red dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth and may be the new holder of the title 'best place ...and more »