Fancy a trip?

A new exoplanet has been found which seems to be right in the temperate zone around its star, ie not too hot, not too cold.
Artist’s impression of sunset on the super-Earth world Gliese 667 Cc. Credit: ESO/L. Calçada
Isn’t that beautiful? I’m thinking of buying a villa there. (Click to get a big version.)
This illustration is pure supposition, of course. It’s tens of light years away and is four times earth’s mass, so you’d grow old and die on your way there and weigh so much you couldn’t walk if you survived! Hah. Better take out travel insurance.

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