The planet lies in what they describe as a 'habitable zone', neither too near its sun to dry out or too far away which freezes it.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/space/9230801/Astronomers-find-new-planet-capable-of-supporting-life.htmlAnd the discovery could help answer the question of whether we are alone in the universe, which has been plagued astronomers and alien fanatics for years.Scientists found the planet, Gliese 667Cc, orbiting around a red dwarf star, 22 light years away from the earth.
Perhaps now, when someone yells "Stop the world! I want to get off!", we can suggest a destination for them.