Monday, May 2, 2016

When your sun...

...is barely bigger than Jupiter.

One of the three earth-sized planets orbiting "ultra-cool" dwarf star Trappist-1 may harbor life, Jim, but not as we know it. After all, almost all of the "light" would be in the infrared. The plants would probably be black to us. And it's "only" 40 light years away...