Summary #570

Two potentially life-friendly planets found orbiting a nearby star
  • Two planets similar to the Earth are rotating around the star Teegarden.
  • The star Teegarden has almost twice the age of the sun, therefore life has been able to evolve on these planets in a similar way to what happened in our planetary system.
  • The planets are approximately twelve light years away, according to the data published in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics.
  • The astronomers think that these planets can have water and conditions that allow the evolution of life.


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