New super-earth discovered orbiting nearby star
Supertierra CJ 536 b

STEAM Register Staff Researchers have discovered a "Super-Earth" planet in orbit around the very bright nearby star known as GJ 536. The planet, which has been named GJ 536 b, has a mass around 5.4 Earth masses. And while it's not in the star's habitable zone, the planet's short orbital period of 8.7 days and the…