How to Follow Stephen Hawking's Advice and Find Another Planet to Live OnWhile it may seem that such colonization has since ground to a halt, some have argued it is only a matter of time before humans start moving to “exoplanets” in foreign star systems. The program, which launched*on Monday, will present the latest efforts to find these Earth-like exoplanets and consider what it would take for us to colonize them in the future. Exoplanets are very small compared to the stars they orbit and typically very far away—meaning we can’t actually see them with telescopes.