After years (if not decades) of searching, astronomers found an exoplanet located in the habitable zone. Kepler 186f is a little bit bigger than Earth, has five “siblings” in its system and orbit a cool dwarf star. It has a rocky surface (therefor it’s called terrestrial) and might have liquid water.
Professor Stephen Kare even assumes that the planet is similar to Earth in terms of size and energy it receives from its star, which makes it the most hopeful candidate to harbor life in the way we know it up to now.
Btw,it is located 500 light-years away,which means we don not have technologies to go there yet (sad but true).
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