Friday Fun: Do You Know Our Planet’s Solar System? [Quiz]
In case you haven’t heard the exciting news yet, this past Wednesday, NASA have announced the discovery of a new exoplanet system! An exoplanet refers to a planet which orbits around a star outside of our solar system. The discovery reveals 7 Earth-like planets orbiting at 40 light-years away. More research is needed to identify whether or not these planets, known as TRAPPIST-1, can sustain life. Based on current observations, NASA astronomers expect the new worlds to be constructed of a rocky terrain. This discovery has led us to wondering, just how well do you know your planet’s solar system? Try our quiz here and let’s reach for the stars!
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