NASA Just Found Some Very Earth-Like Planets

NASA Just Found Some Very Earth-Like PlanetsSince being launched into space in March 2009, NASA's Kepler spacecraft has been searching the Milky Way for planets that might sustain liquid water. Named after the German astronomer who discovered planetary motion, the craft has turned up nearly 3,000 such candidates, each of them positioned in the habitable zone of the Sun-like stars they orbit. But few of them have been so excitedly announced as two planets Kepler recently turned up, nicknamed Kepler-62e, Kepler-62f, and Kepler-69c, all of which are significantly larger than Earth and orbit stars a bit smaller than the Sun. …

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