New Earth-sized Exoplanet Found Nearby Might Be 'Comfy' Enough For Life

Only 11 light-years away, astronomers have found an alien planet that looks very similar to Earth in terms of both size and temperature. The exciting new exoplanet might even be habitable as scientists suspect conditions might be ripe for liquid water to form on the surface.


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.