Planet Size & Location around a Star only 2/12+ factors that determine whether a planet is habitable

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Guillermo Gonzalez, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Grove City College

Guillermo Gonzalez, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Grove City College

From: Gonzalez, Guillermo [mailto:G^2@GCC.EDU]
Sent: Sunday, April 21, 2013 9:11 AM
To: Pizza Man
Subject: RE: “Perfect planets for life” – in the galactic habitable zone?

Hi [Pizza Man],

Size of a planet and its location around a star are only two out of over a dozen factors that determine whether a planet is habitable. They don’t consider in these news articles whether the system is within the Galactic Habitable Zone.

Best,

G^2

 

From: Pizza Man

Sent: Sunday, April 21, 2013 12:01 PM
To: Gonzalez, Guillermo
Subject: “Perfect planets for life” – in the galactic habitable zone?

Hello, Professor Gonzalez, thank you for reading my e-mail, it’s a privilege, I have a fan page http://www.sacra-pizza-man.org/privilegedPlanet.html

May I inquire, does the science behind this page http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/04/18/perfect-planets-for-life-telescope-sees-distant-worlds-not-too-hot-not-too-cold/?intcmp=features include consideration whether or not the described stellar systems are within the galactic habitable zone?