More Earthlike Planets Emerge From Kepler Data

Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—Using conservative criteria, a new assessment of nearly 4,300 exoplanet candidates detected using NASA’s Kepler space observatory has produced 20 Earthlike terrestrial planets orbiting their host stars within the so-called “habitable zone (HZ),” where water would be stable as a liquid on the...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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