NASA’s Kepler Finds Most Earth-like Exoplanet Yet

Credit: NASA
NASA’s Kepler planet-finding space telescope has discovered three “super Earths” orbiting in the habitable zone of two distant stars, including the one nearest the Earth in size yet discovered. The planet designated Kepler-62f measures 40% larger than Earth, and is believed to have a rocky...

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