Scientists a few weeks ago reported the discovery of a solar system: three planets orbiting a star like our sun. This raised hopes that the discovery of life on another planet may not be far off. A panel of scientists discuss exactly what scientists found orbiting around the star Upsilon Andromedae and how the new information adds to our knowledge about the universe.


  • Debra Fischer San Francisco State University
  • Robert Noyes Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • Michael Meyers Astrobiology discipline scientist at NASA


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