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Potentially Habitable Planet August 27, 2016 Wrap Up Brief

Potentially Habitable Planet August 27, 2016 Wrap Up Brief

Researcher have confirmed the existence of a planet named Proxima b orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our sun. It would be the closest exoplanet to us in the universe.
Proxima b is within the habitable zone of Proxima Centauri, meaning that there is a potential for the existence of liquid water on the surface. It maybe the the closest possible home for life outside of our solar system.

Researchers have hopes for future robotic explorations.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/08/24/health/…

http://earthsky.org/space/next-neares…

 

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