Scientists Discover Nearby Star Is Harboring Not 1 or 2 but 3 'Super Earths' That Could Support Life

Yahoo: Twenty-two light years away in the direction of the constellation Scorpius lies a system of three stars known as Gliese 667. Today, scientists have announced that a close examination of one of those stars, Gliese 667C, has revealed a solar system simply loaded with planets, with six or possibly seven planets, three of which orbit within the star's habitable zone -- the not-too-close-not-too-far region that could potentially sustain liquid water.

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