June 13, 2024



New mission to scour our interstellar neighbourhood for planets that could sustain life

The Guardian



A new space mission to hunt for potentially habitable planets around Earth’s closest neighbouring star system is under way.

In a project with echoes of the 2009 film Avatar, an international collaboration of scientists in Australia and the US will search in the Alpha Centauri star system for earth-like planets that could sustain life.

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