Bonus Segment: Habitable Zones Much Smaller Than We Thought

“Imagine a ‘habitable zone for complex life’ defined as a safe zone where it would be plausible to support rich ecosystems like we find on Earth today,” says Timothy Lyons, a biogeochemist at UC-Riverside who is also on the study team.

“Our results indicate that complex ecosystems like ours cannot exist in most regions of the habitable zone as traditionally defined.”

Not a lot of planets can sustain life!

For more on this story check out today's bonus segment with Len Berman and Michael Riedel...

 
Len Berman and Michael Riedel in the Morning

Len Berman and Michael Riedel in the Morning

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