Proxima b is one of the most popular exoplanets -- not just because it's an exoplanet in itself, but it's one of the closest exoplanets to Earth. Now, recent studies are suggesting that it may actually be habitable.
There are four theories about Proxima B, the potentially habitable planet and that three of those theories suggest that there could be large oceans in the exoplanet.
Did ESO find another Earth? The European Southern Observatory will hold a press conference that could have the potential to finally put an end to the rumors and speculations saying that there is a new habitable body found near Earth.
If conditions eons ago were a little bit different, the Earth could have been searing and dead while its nearest neighbor Venus could the one lush and teeming with life.
It is no secret that more experts than you can count have turned their attention to the stars, searching for planets that would support Earth-like life. The recent discovery of Kepler 452b, the most Earth-like exoplanet ever found, has even sparked a great deal of public interest. However, it's still unclear if any discovery could actually support life. Now a pair of researchers are claiming to have identified a new way to ensure a little more certainty in this exciting hunt.
It looks like the planet Earth is going to need a bigger family tree... NASA recently announced that their planet-hunting Kepler Space Telescope (KST) has discovered the most Earth-like planet ever seen - the latest addition to a list of 12 exceptionally promising and potentially habitable worlds.