Gliese 581g: A Goldilocks Zone Planet

Astronomers have discovered a number of extrasolar planets this century, but this earth-type world lies in its star’s “Goldilocks Zone,” and could support life (according to our understanding of the concept).

Unofficially nicknamed Zarmina’s World, the planet has some other interesting characteristics.

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  1. burmamom says:

    I think this is very exciting news!! I can’t wait to hear more information about Gliese 582g as they learn more. Of course they know more than they let the public know, but I can’t wait until they are ready to share more!

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