Found a planet that can support life on Earth. In addition, it is not so far away newly discovered planet is a so-called super-Earth.
Astronomers led by Mikko Tuomi from the University of Hertfordshire re-analyzed data from the spectrograph HARPS, concerning the star HD 40307 in the constellation Pictoris, and opened just three new planets, one of which is right in the center of the habitable zone lights.
Experts of the European Southern Observatory have discovered a planet in the class super-Earths, which may be a liquid form of water, and thus life.
Mankind has long wondered whether there is life on other planets besides Earth. If earlier answer was solely on the theory and assumptions, but now, with the progress of science and technology, it is possible a more substantive study subjects extraterrestrial civilizations or the presence of life on other planets.
In the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics »published an article, which says that astronomers have found next to the star HD 40307, located 42 light-years from Earth, the planet habitable.