Prediction: We'll Discover 1st 'Earth Twin' in 2013

With 50B planets in Milky Way, astronomers think big discovery looms

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 28, 2012 9:20 AM CST

(Newser) – With more than 800 exoplanets identified since 1995, many astronomers are predicting that 2013 will be the year that the first truly Earth-like planet is spotted, reports Space. Scientists have gotten ever closer to finding an alien Earth in recent years, identifying several in the...   Read full story »


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