Does Life really exist on a planet orbiting a ‘white dwarf’?

Artist’s impression of a planet orbiting a white dwarf star. Could it sustain life? —
Credit: Mark A. Garlick

The BBC, a highly reputable news source, ran the following story on Feb 11, 2022 — “ Life could exist on planet orbiting ‘white dwarf’ star”.

Their source is the author of a new scientific paper. He has offered the speculation that it just might be possible that this new planet may indeed harbor life.

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David Gamble

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Blogger and writer with a keen interest in science, skepticism, critical thinking, and many other weird and whacky topics.