But some pretty new research has really excited me. Apparently another 28 planets have been spotted outside our solar system, bringing the total to more than 200.
Most interestingly researchers say they are seeing more habitable planets that could support life.
“We are beginning to see that our home is not a rarity in the universe,” saidIt will probably never happen in my life but the possibility of discovering intelligent life on other planets and finding out what they know and what they are like is just amazing.
Geoffrey Marcy, a professor of astronomy at the University of California
Berkeley, who led the team.
Of course once they see what we’ve done to our world they might not be so keen to be Best Friendz 4 EVA.