Planets outside our solar system more hospitable to life than thought

Strange - why would scientists assume a tidally locked system when our own planets don't show that?

“Planets with potential oceans could have a climate that is much more similar to Earth’s than previously expected,” said Jérémy Leconte, a postdoctoral fellow at the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA) at the University of Toronto, and lead author of a study published today in Science Express.