Rory Barnes
Research Scientist, University of Washington
Member, Virtual Planetary Laboratory
NASA Institute of Astrobiology
Seattle, Washington

Jun. 28, 2013

Not One, but Three ‘Goldilocks Planets'?

In a nearby solar system, astronomers say they found three planets that could support life.

exoplanet, gliese, gliese 667, goldilocks, inhabitable planet, rory barnes, Astronomy & Astrophysics

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