proxima centauri b

17 Known Exoplanets Could Have Oceans of Liquid Water

The search for life is tied to the search for liquid water. That's why astronomers are so keen on detecting…

2 months ago

A 2nd Planet has been Confirmed for Proxima Centauri

Our closest stellar neighbour is Proxima Centauri, a small red dwarf star about 4.2 light years away from us. It's…

4 years ago

Powerful Telescope Confirms There’s an Earth-Sized World Orbiting Proxima Centauri

There is an Earth-sized planet only four light years from Earth. Whether it has life is yet to be known.

4 years ago

New Instrument is Searching for Planets Around Alpha Centauri

Alpha Centauri is the closest star system to us, at 4.37 light-years (about 25 trillion miles) away. In 2016, astronomers…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Sept 16, 2016: Universe Sandbox

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guests: This week's guests will be the Universe Sandbox Developers Dan Dixon (Project Lead &…

7 years ago

What Does “Earthlike” Even Mean & Should It Apply To Proxima Centauri b?

With so many exoplanet discoveries around distant (and neighboring) stars, it might be time to assess what terms like "Earth-like"…

7 years ago