Our closest neighboring star system sounds like a terrible place to live
The planet Proxima B orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Solar System, is seen in an undated artist's impression released by the European Southern Observatory

Instead of hosting planet-friendly dust, Proxima Centauri spews radiation. ... , an astrophysicist at the Carnegie Institute who studies debris discs around other stars. " Our solar system has discs, we have the asteroid belt and Kuiper belt, which we think are leftover material from when our ...