“Hottest Prospects for Alien Life are White Dwarf Star Systems” –Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

    “In the quest for extraterrestrial biological signatures, the first stars we study should be white dwarfs,” said Avi Loeb, theorist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and director of the Institute for Theory and Computation. “Although the closest habitable planet might orbit a red dwarf star, the closest one we can easily prove … Continue reading “Hottest Prospects for Alien Life are White Dwarf Star Systems” –Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics