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UTSA science professors react to NASA announcement

Jeremiah Hobbs

March 2, 2017

NASA announced on Feb. 22 the discovery of Seven Earth-like planets orbiting a star called Trappist-1, with three existing in the habitable zone—meaning liquid water can cool on the planet’s surface. UTSA Physics & Astronomy Associate Professor Dr. Chris Packham said of the discovery, “It’...