Jun 13, 2020
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Big news for possible Planet B: Astronomers found a massive exoplanet capable of…

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Massive information for potential Planet B: Astronomers discovered a large exoplanet able to holding liquid water in livable circumstances.🚰⁠

I do know loads of you may say, “Why are we searching for Planet B after we must be caring for Planet A, our very personal Earth?” And you are not mistaken! However this can be a fairly distinctive discover by NASA — and it is proper in our cosmic again yard, solely 124 light-years away. So, let’s take a better have a look at its potential.⁠

Referred to as “K2-18b,” the exoplanet is 2.6 occasions the radius of Earth and orbits its star inside the “liveable zone” — the area in a star system the place liquid water can exist — as decided by an excellent crew of astronomers from the College of Cambridge. Faucet the hyperlink in our bio to learn extra about their findings.⁠



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  • So the radius is 2.6 times greater than that of earth so this means gravity might not be same it might be more than that of earth right?

    rohan.rudrahiya June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • So the radius is 2.6 times greater than that of earth so this means gravity might not be same it might be more than that of earth right?

    rohan.rudrahiya June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • So the radius is 2.6 times greater than that of earth so this means gravity might not be same it might be more than that of earth right?

    rohan.rudrahiya June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • Did we know the composition of the water prasent on that planet B …

    _kwarad June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • “Science” destroying spirituality 😂 this is our realm. Embrace it, love it, Care for it. This isnt futuristic at all. This is scifi Hollywood. It’s like teaching a fish land is its next best option… so it better prep to breath air.

    ib6ub9i June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • Please, Planet B is for the planet we are trying to find since Planet A is losing is resources too vast for it to provide for what humanity wants. Once this planet is no longer able we must look at a new home.

    symbol_of_peace27 June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • Of course it is an actual photo… 124 lightyears away… it is call polaroid … develops ultra fast 🤯🤯🤯

    grainer_schinkler June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • Why would you tell us if we won’t be able to ever get there. Just clean up this planet and we won’t need a planet B😒

    therealmoeyy June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • That’s just really f.ing far

    float.fraga June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • Ahahaha “only at 124 light-years” 🤣

    bernaca7 June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • @eddiebravo10p

    fauximo June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • Can someone talk English when talking about 127 light years away? Like how long is that in human years

    ronnie249 June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • Those colors♥️♥️♥️♥️

    kafeesocial June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • We should be doing both. Why not ?

    namesnathan June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • why are you still getting so excited by these news? they discover new potentially habitable exoplanets all the time, so it’s not that special, plus it’s not like we can hop on an FTL ship and go there.. 🤷

    a.autumn.d June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • 🙌🙌

    silvermaranth June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • @val.barata time to go

    vernoncampbell June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • 🔥

    buluu.botolo June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • Tell me why this matters in a practical context

    itslenj June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • “Cosmic backyard” is still unattainable for human bodies…we still don’t know what the cosmic bow shock and radiation will do to human bodies or even starships for that matter

    zaqattaqaz June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • @_breadrick_

    richard.alesna June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • Astronomers; Congratulations we have discovered another planet, where life is liveable, one problem tho, it’s located 124 light years away😐

    jahanzebzxr June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • There is PLANet-B😍💯

    g3_saranath June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply
  • 2.6 time the size of Earth. I bet it looks flat when you’re standing on it. 😏

    arizona_street_van June 13, 2020 1:29 pm Reply

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