Interesting Neighbors?

Alpha Centauri should harbor detectable, Earth-like planets, according to new study by UC Santa Cruz astronomers

"A rocky planet similar to Earth may be orbiting one of our nearest stellar neighbors and could be detected using existing techniques, according to a new study led by astronomers at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The closest stars to our Sun are in the three-star system called Alpha Centauri, a popular destination for interstellar travel in works of science fiction."

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