Alien Planet Looks ‘just right’ For Life

Astronomers say they’ve found the first planet beyond our solar system that could have the right size and setting to sustain life as we know it.  Includes video.

link:  Cosmic Log – Alien planet looks \’just right\’ for life.

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  1. Update: Two weeks ago, U.S.-based astronomers announced the discovery of the first Goldilocks planet circling another star: just the right size and just the right temperature to harbor alien life. But yesterday at an exoplanet meeting in Turin, Italy, Switzerland-based astronomers announced that they could find no trace of the prized planet in their observations of the same planetary system.
    link: http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2010/10/recently-discovered-habitable-world.html


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