Scientists have discovered water vapor on a potentially habitable super-Earth for the first time. That planet is now our best bet for finding alien life.

Scientists have detected water vapor on a potentially habitable planet for the first time. The planet, named K2-18 b, is a super-Earth that orbits a red dwarf star 110 light-years away. K2-18 b is the only known planet outside our solar system with water, an atmosphere, and a temperature range that could support liquid water on its surface. That makes it our “best candidate for habitability,” a researcher said. Researchers will be able to learn more about this planet and others like it with future high-powered telescopes like NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for

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