NASA discovered seven nearby planets that could support life


Pack your bags, everyone! NASA announced today its discovered seven new Earth-sized planets, at least three of which could potentially support life. And, they are relatively close by. All of the planets orbit TRAPPIST-1, an ultra-cool dwarf star roughly the size of Jupiter. The system is close to Earth, relatively speaking – TRAPPIST is located in the Aquarius constellation, less than 40 light years from us. The TRAPPIST-1 star & 7 Earth-sized planets orbiting it, are relatively close to us; located ~40 light-years away: https://t.co/QS80AnZ2Jg pic.twitter.com/GiKAFXyNvo — NASA (@NASA) February 22, 2017 What makes these exoplanets special is they are temperate – meaning…

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