habitable zone

'Most Earth-like planet yet' spotted by Kepler

Posted in Science on 19th Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

The rocky planet, Kepler 186f, is close to the size of Earth and has the potential to hold liquid water, which is critical for life, the team says.

Earth will be habitable longer than we thought

Posted in Science on 23rd Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have discovered that Earth will remain habitable far longer than previously thought, for up to two billion years.

Life on other planets could be far more widespread

Posted in Science on 19th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Earth sized planets can support life at least ten times farther away from stars than previously thought, according to researchers