Kepler-22 b

When news of the newly discovered exoplanet Kepler-22 b broke around the 5th of December, a DpSU titled something like Another ‘Goldilocks’ Planet Stirs ET Hopes was inevitable. Unlike what we saw in Planetary Evolution, Mr Thomas is at least not denying that the planet itself exists – merely trying to argue that it’s unlikely that there’s life on it, which he claims is the primary reason that people are interested in it and exoplanets in general.

Plot of known exoplanets - Kepler 22 b is at the upper left Continue reading