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Release No.: 2020-12
For Release: Friday, June 19, 2020 - 8:00am

CfA Scientists Collaborate on New Study to Search the Universe for Signs of Technological Civilizations

artist's impression of the exoplanet LHS 1140b

Artist's impression of the exoplanet LHS 1140b, which orbits its star within the "habitable zone" where liquid water might exist on the surface. The LHS 1140 system is only about 40 light-years from Earth, making it a possible target for studying the atmosphere of the planet if it has one.

Credit: M. Weiss/CfA