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Science Stuff - What is the Goldilocks Zone?

For curious minds who have ever wondered where things come from or how they are made, Science Stuff takes a quick look at some interesting facts from geology to planetary science inspired by some of the exhibits at Asheville Museum of Science.

For instance, seven Earth-sized planets have been observed by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope around a dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1. Three of these planets are firmly in the habitable zone, but do you know what the habitable zone is?

Science Stuff is brought to you by a joint partnership between Asheville Museum of Science and Buncombe County Government. For more information visit

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