A New Super-Earth Detected –‘This is the Kind of Planet We’ve Been Dreaming About for Decades’

  There was a time not too many decades ago when an astronomer suggesting the existence of life-bearing planets beyond our solar system would be considered heresy, albeit without the punishment of house arrest suffered by Galileo until his death in 1642. Fast forward to 2019, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, using HARPS (High Accuracy … Continue reading A New Super-Earth Detected –‘This is the Kind of Planet We’ve Been Dreaming About for Decades’