Monthly Archives: September 2016

Monthly Archives: September 2016

Earth-like Planet Found Orbiting Nearest Star

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Share this with your friends: Earth-like Planet Found Orbiting Nearest Star You may have heard a couple of weeks ago about the discovery of the closest Earth-like planet we have found. It’s orbiting the nearest star to us after the Sun, Proxima¬†Centauri. The planet has been dubbed Proxima b. It’s just 4.2 light years away, meaning it takes just over four years for light to travel from there to here. That’s quite a ways away, but in astronomy that’s pretty …

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