Alien World 'Proxima b' Around Nearest Star Could Be Earth-Like | Video

A possibly rocky planet, just 1.3x more massive than Earth, has been detected in the "habitable zone" of the nearby red dwarf star Proxima Centauri. Just 4.22 light-years away, this system is the closest to our sun. (Full Story )

credit : SPACE.com / @DavidSkyBrody / ESO / skysurvey.org / PHL @ UPR Arecibo / M. Turbet/I. Ribas / Music by Lyford Rome and Dave Brody / Art by M. Kornmesser