Search for Life Could Target Binary Star Systems

Because of gravitational interactions early on in planetary formation, astronomers show how binary star systems may be the best places to search for life.

IMAGE: The ALMA telescopes in Chile. CREDIT: ESO/S. Guisard

While understanding stellar system formation and evolution is obviously great just for the sake of science, we all know that…



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Beth Johnson

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