Proxima b

Motherboard

Aliens Might Notice Us if We Shot a Giant Laser at Them, Study Says

Two emerging technologies could be combined to produce a powerful infrared signal that could be spotted from distant planets, according to research in The Astrophysical Journal.
Becky Ferreira
11.6.18
exoplanets

Proxima B May Not Be Such a Great Second Home For Humanity After All

Unless you like radiation blasts to the face.
Becky Ferreira
2.27.18
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Goldilocks Worlds

Scientists Want You to Help Them Find Nearby Alien Planets Please

The Red Dots Campaign will target Ross 154, Barnard’s Star, and Proxima Centauri, three red dwarfs within ten light years of our solar system.
Becky Ferreira
6.19.17
nice weather

Simulations Predict a Hemisphere-Wide Thunderstorm on Proxima B

Simulations suggest that the closest Earth-like exoplanet would be habitable under a far greater range of orbital and atmospheric conditions than previously assumed.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.15.17
ALIENS

Massive Telescope Will Be Upgraded to Study the Nearest Exoplanets to Earth

Proxima b is the closest known exoplanet to our solar system. Now the Very Large Telescope will look for its neighbors.
Becky Ferreira
1.11.17
News

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VICE Staff
10.7.16
Space

Our Closest Earthlike Planet Appears to Be Covered in Water

Oceans on Proxima b could harbor life.
Ben Sullivan
10.6.16
News

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8.25.16
earth

The Sun’s Closest Neighbor Has Its Own Earth-Sized World

“The search for life on Proxima b comes next.”
Becky Ferreira
8.24.16