TESS satellite uncovers ‘first nearby super-Earth’ 

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), a mission designed to comb the heavens for exoplanets, has discovered its first potentially habitable world outside of our own solar system — and an international team of astronomers has characterized the super-Earth, about 31 light-years away.

Source: TESS satellite uncovers ‘first nearby super-Earth’ — ScienceDaily

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