Wednesday, December 19, 2012

And Oh Yeah, Aliens...?: Closest Sun-Like Star May Have Livable Planet | IdeaFeed | Big Think

....The odds just keep getting better....



Closest Sun-Like Star May Have Livable Planet | IdeaFeed | Big Think: "What's the Latest Development?

Astronomers at the University of Hertfordshire, UK, have discovered that the closest single star like our Sun may have an habitable planet in its orbit. The star, called Tau Ceti, is just twelve light years from Earth and is believed to have five planets surrounding it, all between two and six times the mass of planet Earth. "

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