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The Earth-like planets of Trappist-1 already appear in sci-fi


Scientists say they’ve found the best place to search for life beyond our solar system. The first science fiction story about it has already been published, in the journal Nature.
All seven planets in the Trappist-1 system are Earth-sized. On top of that, three are in the habitable zone, so there’s a chance they could harbor life.
Intrigued by Wednesday’s announcement of Trappist-1, a star system only 39 light-years away that hosts at least seven Earth-like planets?
The possible view from a Trappist-1 planet
You might enjoy getting lost in a short science fiction story on it. Yep, one already exists.
” The Terminator ,” by Swiss science fiction novelist Laurence Suhner, takes place four centuries in the future on Trappist-1e, renamed Nuwa by colonists from Earth who still await peaceful contact with the natives of the Trappist-1 system.
The journal Nature quietly shared the story on Wednesday, the same day it published a much-cited paper on the newly discovered, potentially habitable planets in the intriguing Trappist-1 system.

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