Three Earth-like planets discovered - ABC Science Online

Astronomers say it's an exciting find marking the beginning of a new era in space studies. And they say they should know within a decade if any of the planets support life. Penny Timms reports. PENNY TIMMS: It's an exciting discovery; a trio of planets ...

There Might Be Alien Life On These Three Newly Discovered Planets - Elite Daily (blog)

The planets, all of which are about the size of the Earth, were located by a telescope in Chile called the Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope, or TRAPPIST, according to Fox News. Researchers from the University of Liège in Belgium ...

Daily Business Report-May 3, 2016 - San Diego Metropolitan

Artist's impression of the system as seen from the surface of the outer planet. Though nine times smaller than the Sun, the star looks significantly larger in the sky because the planet is 8 to 20 times closer to it than the Earth is to the Sun. (UCSD) ...

Three potentially habitable planets offer best chance of finding alien life - International Business Times UK

Three potentially habitable planets have been discovered just 40 light years from Earth. Scientists say the planets are currently our best chance of finding extraterrestrial life, and that we could do this within a generation. Previous research shows ...