Scientists say star has 3 planets in "habitable zone"

06/26/2013 | Reuters

Scientists have discovered that a star 22 light years from Earth has at least six orbiting planets, three of which exist in a "habitable zone" that could be suitable for surface water. "Instead of looking at 10 stars to look for a single potentially habitable planet, we now know we can look at just one star and have a high chance of finding several of them," said astronomer Rory Barnes.

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