Happiness is a Warm Super-Earth

The Cosmic Companion
May 13 · 6 min read
An artist’s conception of CoRoT-7b, an exoplanet roughly 70 percent larger than Earth. Astronomers believe it may be the remains of a gas giant that migrated close to its sun, stripping that world of much of its atmosphere. Image credit: ESO/L. Calçada
A video showing planets forming from a proto-planetary disk around a young star. Credit: NASA
An artist’s concept of an exoplanet found orbiting Barnard’s Star, just six light years from Earth. Image credit: European Southern Observatory

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James Maynard is the author of two books, and thousands of articles about space and science. E-mail: thecosmiccompanion@gmail.com

The Cosmic Companion

Exploring the wonders of the Cosmos, one mystery at a time