ESO: Many Billions of Rocky Planets in the Habitable Zones in Milky Way

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

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Artist’s impression: super-Earth Gliese 667

“The international team estimates that there are tens of billions of such planets in the Milky Way galaxy alone, and probably about one hundred in the Sun’s immediate neighbourhood.”

Very cool news… now let’s figure out a way to get there…!

ESO – eso1214 – Many Billions of Rocky Planets in the Habitable Zones around Red Dwarfs in the Milky Way.

 

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