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Goldilocks Stars Are Best Places to Look for Life

8 Jan 2020, 20:10 UTC
Goldilocks Stars Are Best Places to Look for Life NASA, ESA, and Z. Levy (STScI)

In the search for life beyond Earth, astronomers look for planets in a star's "habitable zone" — sometimes nicknamed the "Goldilocks zone" — where temperatures are just right for liquid water to exist on a planet's surface to nurture life as we know it.

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