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TESS may have bagged its first Earth-sized exoplanet!

16 Apr 2019, 13:00 UTC
TESS may have bagged its first Earth-sized exoplanet! ESA/ATG medialab, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO

The hunt for alien worlds orbiting aliens stars continues apace: NASA’s orbiting TESS observatory just found a weird mini-Neptune orbiting a nearby star, and has also found tantalizing evidence of an Earth-sized world there as well! The latter is yet unconfirmed, but certainly worth follow-up efforts if possible.

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