'Milky Way may have several planets brimming with life'

March 18, 2015 9:54 AM

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'Milky Way may have several planets brimming with life'

London: After analysing satellite data, an international team of researchers have calculated the probability for the number of stars in the Milky Way that might have planets in the habitable zone.

Their calculations, published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, show that billions of stars in the Milky Way will have one to three planets in the habitable zone, where there is a potential for liquid water and where life could exist.

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