With the discovery of seven earth-sized planets around the TRAPPIST-1 star 40 light years away, astronomers are looking to the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope to help us find out if any of these planets could possibly support life.

Find out what we know about TRAPPIST-1, the recently discovered red dwarf star with 7 Earth-sized exoplanets. Astrophysicist Emily Rice hosts, with co-host Chuck Nice, and their guest, David Kipping, Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Columbia University.