NASA’s Kepler Mission Verifies Record Number Of New Planets

Credit: Kepler: NASA

HOUSTON – Scientists associated with NASA’s Kepler space telescope have verified the presence of 1,284 new extrasolar planets. It is the largest finding of its kind to date and a discovery with significant implications for future efforts to determine whether the Milky Way is teeming with Earth-like...

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