PLANETS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PLANETS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Cosmic masquerade: Habitable planet isn’t planet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58147247-68/planet-habitable-cosmic-masquerade.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58147247-68/planet-habitable-cosmic-masquerade.html.csp">Cosmic masquerade: Habitable planet isn’t planet</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T14:45:02.236-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 02:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A new study says a planet outside our solar system thought to be in the so-called Goldilocks zone is not even a real planet, but a cosmic masquerade. Four years ago, scientists proclaimed they found what could be the first planet outside our solar system in the habitable zone around its star — not too hot and not too cold for life. Now, other researchers have shown that what was found, Gliese 581 g, wasn’t a planet. Pennsylvania State University astronomer Paul Robertson said in a s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581472472014-07-03T14:45:02.236-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T14:45:02.236-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147247@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:45:02 MDT