Scientists continue to study the space of the Universe full of secrets and mysteries. In a recent study, astronomers concluded that there are planets in space that have better living conditions than on Earth.
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The work belongs to specialists from the University of Washington. They studied in detail the possible characteristics of such objects and a lot of other factors and came to the conclusion that there are 24 such planets in the vastness of the Universe. They are probably outside the boundaries of the solar system, and the stars around which they revolve are quite possibly better than the sun in some parameters, since they are slower and with a longer life span. These potential “lands” are located at a distance of more than 100 light years from the Blue Planet, but at the moment it is rather difficult to get more information about them due to the lack of the necessary equipment.
The initiative of American scientists is supported by German astronomers from the Technical University in Berlin. As noted by Schultz Makuch, it is too early to make too optimistic forecasts at the moment. Experts know about 4,500 exoplanets. Moreover, the fact that 24 of them have ideal conditions for life does not mean that it is there. Scientists believe that this topic requires further study.
It is worth recalling that the sun can exist for about 10 billion years. In turn, the appearance of life on Earth took about half of this period. According to one hypothesis, there are stars in the Universe that can function for 20-70 billion years. This suggests that the planets revolving around them have a longer period for the formation of life. According to scientists, an object that is at least 5 billion years old can become an ideal place for the birth of something alive.