Planet Hunters Find Another ‘Earthy’ Planet in Our Galactic Neighborhood
|04/19/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The hits, they just keep coming!
News was made in February when astronomers found seven potential earth-like planets orbiting the red dwarf star Trappist-1.
Wednesday, another red dwarf star is making headlines with the announcement of a ‘super earth’ found orbiting around the small red star LHS 1140.
VOA spoke with Jason Dittmann, from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, about the find.
He is the lead author of the paper laying out the new findings, which is being published Thursday in the journal Nature.
He calls the planet a “Super Earth,” not because it’s any better read more >>>