Scientists discover earth like exoplanet orbiting Proxima Centauri

Q.  Which star is part of the Alpha Centauri star system?
- Published on 16 Aug 16

a. Proxima Centauri
b. Delta Centauri
c. Mensa Centauri
d. Phi Centauri

ANSWER: Proxima Centauri
Scientists will unveil a new planet in the galactic neighbourhood said to be Earth like and capable of supporting life. The exoplanet orbits a well investigated star Proxima Centauri part of the Alpha Centauri star system according to NASA.
  • This still nameless exoplanet is believed to be Earth like and orbits at a distance to Proxima Centauri that could allow it to have liquid water on its surface, an important requirement for life.

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