Earth-Like Planet Spotted

KOI 172.02 orbits star like our sun

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 10, 2013 2:20 PM CST

(Newser) – Less than two weeks after astronomers predicted they would find an Earth-like planet some time in 2013, the feat may have already been accomplished. Scientists this week announced at the 221st meeting of American Astronomical Society that the Kepler telescope has found a "super-Earth"...   Read full story »

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