Things You Need to Know About the Newly Discovered Planets
Humanity constantly moves the boundaries of its knowledge and boundaries to which the human hand and arm of our technology reach. But will we one day find a barrier that we will never be able to master and behind which will forever be hidden one whole world?
The universe is the most incredible phenomena that will never be fully studied but just a very small portion of it. Despite the many attempts, experts are still not able to give clear answers to some questions. But they managed to explore some things and discover new planets that hide so many interesting facts. Today, you are about to learn many interesting facts about the universe. Just keep reading the article and share your knowledge with everyone.
The light from Earth travels to it for 39 years, the passenger plane is 44 million years old, but we will still study them thoroughly.
The spectacular discovery of as many as seven planets very similar to the Earth in the Trappist-1 system has opened up a multitude of new research capabilities, the source of which is the deep human desire to discover life and elsewhere in the universe.
Here are five things about the latest discoveries that are certain or possible:
Life in the water?
Of the seven planets for as many as six, it is certain that they are trampled from the wall. Three are located in a zone that is considered to be settled, in which liquid water is available on the surface. The problem is that the stars around which the planet circles radiate a very powerful UV radiation capable of killing any living cell that would not be protected.
Life would, therefore, be possible on these planets or if it would be protected by a thick layer of ozone in the atmosphere, as was the case with the prehistoric Earth, or in the oceans, seas, and lakes.
A life that jumps from planet to planet
If life existed on only one of them, it is certain that it could very easily be extended to others. Namely, the system is very thick. The most distant planet from the parent star is only a fifth of the distance between our Sun and Mercury.
And if we consider today that it is possible that life may migrate, perhaps even between planetary systems, let alone between planets, in such a thickened story it means that the appearance of life on one planet means the right to bombard the lives of all the others.
So far, just ... bacteria?
It is not to be expected that there could currently be a specially developed life on the planets. The Trappist-1 system was created just 500 million years ago, while our Earth, say, is as long as 4.5 billion years old.
For more than 400 million years, it had to develop only the simplest forms of life, one billion years were needed for the development of photosynthesis and oxygen, as much as three billion years ago for the emergence of first multi-organisms.
Sunbathing on the beach of the fourth planet in a row
It is very ungrateful to evaluate how high the temperature could be on the surface of the planet, but some things are still known. The surface temperature of the star is 2500 ° C. This means that the fourth planet receives the warmth of how Earth receives from the Sun, as much as Mars.
This can easily mean similar temperatures on the surface, but it does not have to. In the case of the Solar System, for example, in the belt of the settlement, there are, except Earth, Venus and Mars. And yet, Venus is uninhabitable because it's too hot due to the hot atmosphere, Mars's surface is practically sterilized because of the loss of the atmosphere.
Hubble's fishing atmosphere is 39 light-years away
What's next? Even before the release of the discovery, astronomers focused heavily on the Hubble telescope in Earth's orbit toward the Trappist-1 system. They try to catch the light, at least an invisibly weak slab of light reflecting from the atmosphere of each planet.
Hubble has not succeeded, which in no way means that it will not work. Once it succeeds, this light will pass through scientists through the prism and see which components, such as the rainbow, make up the light and to what extent.
It is then very easy to see which chemical compounds are present in the atmosphere. And the moment we find out what the atmosphere of each Earth is about 39 light-years away, we will have a wide open door to reconstruct the conditions that rule on these planets.
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