This may mean fewer exoplanets are capable of supporting life in the long term than previously thought.
“Because of the onslaught by the star’s radiation, our results suggest the atmosphere on planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system would largely be destroyed.”
Even just these first targets promise to drastically expand our knowledge of the Universe.
We're step closer to finding another Earth.
This spacecraft has a billion stars in its sights.
Humanity has never been better equipped to find life beyond Earth.
“This kind of unexpected result is why I really love exploring."
They may be small, but they are powerful.
Three months’ worth of snapshots are now available for your viewing pleasure.
Now, you can get up close and personal with alien worlds.
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