TRAPPIST-1 - updates

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De Lima, Jee slay, Lopez | Evening wRap

Feb 23, 2017 - 8:51 PM

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South China Sea, Estrada, exoplanets | Midday wRap

Feb 23, 2017 - 1:56 PM

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7 Earth-like planets found orbiting nearby star

Feb 23, 2017 - 6:41 AM

A nearby dwarf star is orbited by at least 7 exoplanets a number of which have the potential to sustain life scientists announce

This artist’s impression shows the view from the surface of one of the planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system. This artist’s impression is based on the known physical parameters for the planets and stars seen, and uses a vast database of objects in the Universe. ESO/M. Kornmesser/

NPA prisoner, Tiu vs Abad, Earth-like planets | 12PM wRap

May 03, 2016 - 12:47 PM

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Scientists discover 3 'potentially habitable' planets

May 02, 2016 - 11:38 PM

Given their size and proximity to their low intensity star all 3 planets may have regions at temperatures within a range suitable for sustaining liquid water and life the study says

AN EXOPLANET'S JOURNEY. Artist's impression of an exoplanet orbiting a star in the cluster Messier 67. Image courtesy ESO