Proxima b: Planet that could support human life ‘may have oceans’
he recently discovered Proxima b planet in the “habitable zone” of Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the sun, may be covered in oceans.
But scientists are unsure if this new discovery is a good or bad thing for those hoping to relocate to another planet.
Researchers say the presence of water could mean the rocky planet has oceans just like Earth, or it could be that Proxima b is an “ocean planet” where its entire surface is completely covered in water.
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