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Friday, April 18, 2014

Another Earth Is Discovered

Posted by Charles Mudede on Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 9:44 AM

What is that we can now say with the recent discovery of a distant planet that appears to be just like the only planet on which we humans know for sure that life exists?

"This is the first validated Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of another star," Dr. Quintana said. "We can now say other potentially habitable worlds the size of Earth can exist."

This other earth is in a constellation that's 459 light years from our earth.

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