‘Signs of Life’ Picked Out As TESS Satellite Uncovers Its First Nearby Super-Earth

August 2, 2019 - General
Only 31 light-years away from Earth, the exoplanet GJ 357 d – the recently discovered ‘super-Earth’ catches light from its host star GJ 357, in this artistic rendering. Source: Jack Madden/Cornell University

An international team of astronomers has characterized the first potentially habitable world outside of our solar system discovered by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)


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