National Science Foundation article: Newly Discovered Planet May Be First Truly Habitable Exoplanet.
The nature of science, technology, engineering and math is to train humanity in systematic thinking as well as equip investigators with the tools and the creativity to innovate in their fields and improve society (my opinion).
Reasoning skills are needed to lead the innovations of the 21st Century.
I think the professor was hungry when asked to describe the planet's atmosphere.
Hopefully, this exoplanet is the beginning of our "Sputnik moment" in STEM education.
We are desperately in need of citizen's with reasoning skills within the US...