jul 012013
 
Three Planets in Habitable Zone of Nearby Star

  During my holiday, there was lots of news from the Universe. In case you were not informed in another way, I’ll still publish the most important items.    Gliese 667C reexamined   A team of astronomers has combined new observations of Gliese 667C with existing data from HARPS at ESO’s 3.6-metre telescope in Chile, [continue reading]

okt 172012
 
Earth-Like Planet Around Nextdoor Sun-Like Star Found

  European astronomers have discovered a planet with about the mass of the Earth orbiting a star in the Alpha Centauri system — the nearest to Earth. It is also the lightest exoplanet ever discovered around a star like the Sun. The planet was detected using the HARPS instrument on the 3.6-metre telescope at ESO’s [continue reading]