Could Life Exist on Newfound Alien Planet?

In a paper to be published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, researchers identified five possible planets around the star Tau Ceti. One of these alien worlds is within the star’s habitable zone. Study co-author Steven Vogt discusses whether life could exist on the planet.

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Steven S. Vogt

Steven Vogt is an astronomer at the UCO/Lick Observatory and a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at University of California, Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, California.

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About Denise Chow

Denise Chow is a sci-tech editor at Live Science and a former associate producer for Science Friday.