At Asteroid Ryugu, Japan's Hayabusa 2 Spacecraft Preps for Exploration
At Asteroid Ryugu, Japan's Hayabusa 2 Spacecraft Preps for Exploration

On the morning of Tuesday June 19, members of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) viewed images beamed from deep space that triggered a flurry of responses.

“I see a Death Star.”

“We will strike it with the SCI!”

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Let's Lose the Term "Habitable Zone" for Exoplanets
Let's Lose the Term "Habitable Zone" for Exoplanets

Since the first exoplanets were discovered in the 1990s we have found more than 3,500 worlds beyond our sun. Roughly a third of these are less than twice the size of Earth. It is no surprise we are beginning to wonder if some these worlds could be not just Earth-size (more or less), but also Earth-like. Unfortunately, the data we currently have cannot tell us.

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At Asteroid Ryugu, Japan's Hayabusa 2 Spacecraft Preps for Exploration
Let's Lose the Term "Habitable Zone" for Exoplanets
At Asteroid Ryugu, Japan's Hayabusa 2 Spacecraft Preps for Exploration

On the morning of Tuesday June 19, members of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) viewed images beamed from deep space that triggered a flurry of responses.

“I see a Death Star.”

“We will strike it with the SCI!”

[READ MORE]

Let's Lose the Term "Habitable Zone" for Exoplanets

Since the first exoplanets were discovered in the 1990s we have found more than 3,500 worlds beyond our sun. Roughly a third of these are less than twice the size of Earth. It is no surprise we are beginning to wonder if some these worlds could be not just Earth-size (more or less), but also Earth-like. Unfortunately, the data we currently have cannot tell us.

[READ MORE]

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