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An artist's conception of a water world orbiting the binary star system Kepler-35 A and B. Worlds like this could host moons that might be habitable.
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An artist's conception of a water world orbiting the binary star system Kepler-35 A and B. Worlds like this could host moons that might be habitable.

Planets in Two-Star Systems Could Boast Life-Friendly Moons

"Stability is the first requirement for habitability," says Adrian Hamers, Member in the School of Natural Sciences, of the potential for life on planets orbiting "double-star" systems.

In an edited interview with the 2018 Christiaan Huygens Science Award winner, Nola Taylor Redd details Hamers's extensive research modeling the stability of exoplanets orbiting binary stars and the regions of stability where exomoons might be detected.

Read more at Space.com.

Date
December 03, 2018