Thursday, February 27, 2014

A Sudden Multiplication of Planets by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope

NASA announced a breakthrough addition to the catalog of new planets. Researchers using Kepler have confirmed 715 new worlds, almost quadrupling the number of planets previously confirmed by the planet-hunting spacecraft. Some of the new worlds are similar in size to Earth and orbit in the habitable zone of their parent stars. Read more at NASA

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