Astronomers Find Earth's 'Cousin'

Kepler-186f is called the best bet yet to hold alien life

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 17, 2014 5:05 PM CDT

(Newser) – Other "Earth-like" planets have been discovered before, but a new one is generating a lot of excitement in astronomy circles because of how very Earth-like it actually is. Introducing Kepler-186f, which is maybe 10% bigger than our planet and thought to be in the...   Read full story »


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