Potential Super-Earth May Have Just Been Discovered Orbiting Nearest Star to the Sun

Interesting Engineering | Jan 16, 2020 at 3:10 PM
  • The star that’s closest to our sun may have a second planet orbiting in its system — and it may be a super-Earth.
  • Further research will continue with the use of ESA’s Gaia space telescope.
  • NASA’s upcoming James Webb Space Telescope due to launch in March 2021 may also be useful in answering some of the researchers’ questions.