Three planets discovered orbiting nearby cool small star ‘best places to look for life’

From ABC News in Science, 3 May 2016: Astronomers have discovered three planets orbiting the habitable zone of an ultra-cool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth. The discovery, reported today in Nature, is the first evidence supporting the hypothesis that these very low-mass and low-temperature stars should have Earth-sized or smaller planets orbiting them. Continue reading Three planets discovered orbiting nearby cool small star ‘best places to look for life’