exomoon

IT’S (NOT) ROCKET SCIENCE: Distant Habitable Moons

A recent report in Astrobiology raised the possibility of new places to look for extraterrestrial life: on the moons of distant planets.  Astronomers have now discovered evidence of well over 3000 extra-solar planets (that is, planets orbiting distant stars) but none of them seem to fit the blend of temperature, size and mass hospitable to […]