Low Mass Stars May be Havens for Alien Life According to New Research

The author’s imagining of the Proxima Centauri system (based on a Hubble telescope photo). Proxima Centauri is a red dwarf with 12.5% the mass of the sun and two confirmed exoplanets, one of which is in the habitable zone. At 4.25 lightyears away, it is also a close neighbor.

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Ryan Walraven, PhD

Ryan Walraven, PhD

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I’m a physics postdoc, writer, and photoshopper who likes to send cats into space.