Confirmed: A Star System with Three Potentially Habitable Planets!

Late last year, Canadian astronomer Philip Gregory made the controversial claim that there are three habitable zone super-Earths orbiting the red dwarf star Gliese 667C. Now, in a separate study, a group of European astronomers are saying he was right. » 6/25/13 9:00am 6/25/13 9:00am

Astronomer discovers three potentially habitable planets orbiting…

Canadian astronomer Philip Gregory has confirmed that there are three habitable zone planets orbiting the red dwarf star Gliese 667C. The star, which is part of a trinary star system, is only 22 light-years away and it features a planet that's only twice the mass of Earth — making it the lowest mass planet found in a… » 12/18/12 9:00am 12/18/12 9:00am