articles tagged: habitable planets
it’s no teegarden party: the catch about the latest exoplanetary discovery
# space

it’s no teegarden party: the catch about the latest exoplanetary discovery

By now, you're probably used to hearing about potentially habitable worlds orbiting other stars. But that "potentially habitable" part may come with more caveats than you might think.

the planet modern space exploration forgot
# space

the planet modern space exploration forgot

After decades of neglect, space agencies are starting to listen to planetary scientists interested in studying Venus. Here's why they want to explore an alien hellscape.

the anthropic principle, redux
# science

the anthropic principle, redux

The oft-cited anthropic principle is a useless tautology.

what makes a planet habitable?
# space

what makes a planet habitable?

There's much more to whether a planet is habitable than its distance from a star...