Discovery: The Earth Next Door – Exoplanet Science Gets a Boost
Scientists have found the closest planet to Earth – four light-years away – that could support life. This means more than just the discovery itself, it could herald in a new era of exoplanet science that is more focused, driving better results.
Here’s a roundup of some great articles on the discovery and what it means for us:
Scientific American: The Earth Next Door (@LeeBillings)
Space.com: Proxima b: Closest Earth-Like Planet Discovery in Pictures (@HannekeScience)