Are We Alone in the Universe? Astronomers Close to Finding Earth’s “Twin.”
Humans have studied the skies for centuries, wondering if a planet similar to ours exists. Now, scientists may be just months away from discovering Earth-like planets, using a new space telescope and a technique pioneered by two Canadian astronomers.
The thrilling modern-day search for habitable planets is the focus of the one-hour documentary Planet Hunters, premiering on Thursday, November 15 at 8 p.m. on The Nature of Things With David Suzuki on CBC TV.