• Question: is their life on Kepler-62f

    Asked by amblack to Emmanuel, Chris, Alberto on 27 Jun 2013.
    • Photo: Emmanuel Amabebe

      Emmanuel Amabebe answered on 27 Jun 2013:

      Good one amblack. Scientists (astronomers) say Kepler- 62e and Kepler- 62f are great candidates for being habitable planets. Kepler -62f has a more suitable planet according to scientists. They are like the earth.

    • Photo: Chris Whittle

      Chris Whittle answered on 27 Jun 2013:

      There certainly could be! It will have slightly higher gravity than the Earth, as it is slightly bigger, and it may be a bit colder, so life may look very different there.

      It certainly is possible though, as all the ingredients for life are all there. Water is very likely to be there too, and the planet is slightly older than the Earth so life has had plenty of time to emerge.

      Maybe they are asking the same question about us?