[I guess that graphic should refer to the plural case. Smile -- no time to fix it, this day. It will stay as is until late tonight.] The assembled astrophysicists are saying it is no longer "if" -- but when -- we will prove a liquid water-world (or several of them!), in the habitable zone, in a single faraway system.
In fact, later in the webcast, it was revealed that all seven could potentially harbor life. Even so, three look highly likely -- and when Webb comes online, we may be able to detect the spectral signatures of an organics-ladened haze around one or more. That would be. . . jaw-slacking.
NASA webcast has concluded
is underway now. . . .
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soonlate tonight, but the so-called Trappist Seven are warm rocky worlds, that orbit a sun less bright than ours -- and they are only 39 light years away from us, in the constellation we call Aquarius. . . .
Be excellent to one another -- far and near.