This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 7 °C Saturday 28 March, 2020

#Goldilocks zone

# goldilocks-zone - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Scientists have found a new planet that bears an uncanny resemblance to Earth

Named Proxima b, the planet is in a temperate zone compatible with the presence of liquid water – a key ingredient for life.

# goldilocks-zone - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Twins? Not quite. But Nasa has found the most Earth-like planet yet Home From Home This post contains videos

Twins? Not quite. But Nasa has found the most Earth-like planet yet

Pack your bags though, it’s quite a trip.

# goldilocks-zone - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Opinion: We have found Earth's Cousin outside our solar system ... but what does that mean?

The Kepler spacecraft been on a planet-hunting mission since 2009 – and it’s just found the first Earth-sized planet in a habitable zone. What are the implications?

# goldilocks-zone - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Nearby star is good candidate for Earth-like planets: study

Located 12 light years away, Tau Ceti has five planets that orbit it in a balmy zone which gives the best chance for nurturing life, astronomers say.