Dec 192012
 
New Neighbours? Nearby Sun-Like Star May Have Habitable Planet

An international team of astronomers led by the University of Hertfordshire has discovered that Tau Ceti, one of the closest and most Sun-like stars, may host five planets – with one in the star’s habitable zone. An artist’s impression of the Tau Ceti system. Image Credit: J. Pinfield for the RoPACS network at the University of [continue reading]