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How many Earth-like planets are around sun-like stars?

A new study provides the most accurate estimate of the frequency that planets that are similar to Earth in size and in distance from their host star occur around stars similar to our Sun.

Kepler telescope dead after finding thousands of worlds

Kepler was a space observatory launched by NASA to discover Earth-size planets orbiting other stars. Named after astronomer Johannes Kepler, the spacecraft was launched...

NASA Has Discovered Hundreds of Potential New Planets

This Monday, Nasa announced that they have discovered 219 new objects beyond our solar system that are almost potential new planets. The more fascinating is,...