Astronomers boldly explored a star system we knew about before, and just found something new — a super-Earth. This rocky planet happens to orbit the same star of the Vulcan homeworld in the "Star Trek" universe. Better yet, the planet appears to be in the habitable zone, so in our most fanciful dreams, we can imagine the alien Spock standing on that world and looking at Earth.
Vulcan Phone Home
Still Going Where No One Has Gone Before
Written by Elizabeth Howell October 2, 2018
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