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UBCO researcher uses geology to help astronomers find habitable planets

Space Daily Wednesday, 5 May 2021 ()
UBCO researcher uses geology to help astronomers find habitable planetsKelowna, Canada (SPX) May 05, 2021

Astronomers have identified more than 4,000, and counting, confirmed exoplanets - planets orbiting stars other than the sun - but only a fraction have the potential to sustain life. Now, new research from UBC's Okanagan campus is using the geology of early planet formation to help identify those that may be capable of supporting life. "The discovery of any planet is pretty exciting,
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