Space

0 Comments
One thousand years. That is the minimum length of time it would take us to get to the nearest star – Proxima Centauri – using current methods. But since we discovered that this star houses a potentially habitable planet, scientists have been more enthusiastic about the idea of interstellar travel than ever before.   “It’s
0 Comments
Since we first spotted the TRAPPIST-1 system in February, scientists have been scrambling to learn more about these seven rocky planets circling around their red dwarf star – but research suggests the planets aren’t as hospitable as we’d hoped. Two more reports on TRAPPIST-1 again identify challenging conditions that would make it difficult for extraterrestrial