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Scientists Find A 'Super-Earth' Among 60 New Neighbouring Planets (huffingtonpost.co.uk)

An international group of astronomers have discovered what they’re called a “super-Earth” and it’s not too far from our own solar system.


In addition to the “super-Earth” the team, including Dr Mikko Tuomi from the University of Hertfordshire, have found a total of 114 new planets with 60 being discovered in our “immediate Solar neighbourhood.”


Called Gliese 411b, this hot rocky planet has been located in the fourth-closest star system to our own Sun making it practically a neighbour. [...] MORE