PBS Space Time

Is the Proxima System Our Best Hope For Another Earth?

Season 8 Episode 8 | 15m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

At just four light years away, Proxima Centauri is our closest solar neighbor. The recent discovery of the new exoplanet Proxima D, has reopened the discussion of whether the proxima system is our best chance at reaching another Earth. How did we discover Proxima D? How do we know what the conditions are on planets so far away? Watch the episode to learn more.

Aired: 03/08/22

Rating: NR

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