ESPRESSO confirms the nearest exo-Earth

Artistic representation of Proxima b exo-Earth. Credits: Gabriel Pérez Díaz, SMM (IAC)

An international team, with the participation of several researchers from Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA), used the ESPRESSO spectrograph to confirmed the presence of the exoplanet Proxima b, the nearest “exo-Earth” to our Solar System.

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