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Scientists have detected a habitable zone in one of our nearest solar systems

by David Nield, Science Alert

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An exoplanet with the prime conditions for life could be located just 14 light-years away, scientists report, in one of the closest neighboring solar systems to our own.

New research suggests that a planet circling the star Wolf 1061 falls within what’s called the star’s habitable zone – making it one of the most likely neighboring candidates for a planet that supports life. Continue reading Scientists have detected a habitable zone in one of our nearest solar systems