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NASA: Probing seven promising worlds with NASA's James Webb Space Telescope site description for NASA: Probing seven promising worlds with NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
This article from March 2017 has some information and animations about the Webb Telescope, the newly discovered Trappist exoplanets and how the telescope will help scientists learn more about the exoplanets. 
https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/news/1422/probing-seven-promising-worlds-with-nasas-james-webb-space-telescope/

 
NASA: NASA telescope reveals largest batch of Earth-size, habitable-zone planets around single star site description for NASA: NASA telescope reveals largest batch of Earth-size, habitable-zone planets around single star
Feb 2017 - Check out the amazing pictures that accompany this article about the new exoplanet discovery, the first known system of 7 Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a planet is most likely to have liquid... 
https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/news/1419/nasa-telescope-reveals-largest-batch-of-earth-size-habitable-zone-planets-arou
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CBC: Finding life on 7 exoplanets will be a challenge: Bob McDonald site description for CBC: Finding life on 7 exoplanets will be a challenge: Bob McDonald
Feb. 24, 2017 - CBC scientist Bob McDonald writes about the challenges that scientists face when trying to learn what the exoplanets are actually like. 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/finding-life-seven-exoplanets-1.3998255

 
CBC: 7 Earth-like planets found orbiting star 39 light-years away site description for CBC: 7 Earth-like planets found orbiting star 39 light-years away
Feb. 22, 2017 - Scientists have discovered planets where life may exist outside our own solar system. Seven Earth-sized planets, all of which could contain water, have been found orbiting a small star 39 light-years away. 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/7-earth-like-planets-discovered-1.3992156

 
CBC: Exoplanet site description for CBC: Exoplanet
This CBC podcast from February 23, 2017 (approx. 5 minutes long) shares the NASA news about 7 new exoplanets. A Canadian Aviation and Space Museum scientist contributes his expertise. 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/programs/ottawamorning/exoplanet-1.3995540

 
National Geographic: Seven Alien 'Earths' Found Orbiting Nearby Star site description for National Geographic: Seven Alien 'Earths' Found Orbiting Nearby Star
Feb. 22, 2017 - Researchers announced that seven rocky planets orbiting a nearby star could be roughly the size of Earth and could even have the right conditions for the presence of water (and maybe even life). 
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/02/seven-planets-not-aliens-nasa-earth-space-science/

 
TED: NASA & TRAPPIST-1: A Treasure Trove of Planets Found site description for TED: NASA & TRAPPIST-1: A Treasure Trove of Planets Found
"Seven Earth-sized planets have been observed by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope around a tiny, nearby, ultra-cool dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1. Three of these planets are firmly in the habitable zone. In this video, NASA Scientists explain the implications of this amazing find." 
http://ed.ted.com/featured/3DQYpk0X
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