Are there Earthlike Planets in the Alpha Centauri System?

Photo:  NASA

Photo: NASA

On this episode of SpaceBites, Snack-Sized Space Science, Dr. Debra Fischer and PhD student Lily Zhao discuss their analysis of ground-based telescope data on the nearby Alpha Centauri system and its implications for the presence of Earthlike planets in the habitable zones of Alpha Cen A and Alpha Cen B.

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