Living with Red Dwarfs?
In the search for a second earth, planets are considered promising for red dwarfs. But how livable are they really?
Gliese 887 makes a calm, unspectacular impression – which is exactly why Sandra Jeffers is so interested in the star. The astronomer from the University of Göttingen and her colleagues have invested a lot of time observing it and analyzing the data. Last year, it was finally proven that the 10.7 light-year distant star in the constellation Southern Fish has two planets – so-called super-Earths. They are bigger and heavier than Earth, have