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By Nsikan Akpan
NASA Kepler's mission adds 500 new exoplanets to its library.
NASA’s Kepler space telescope, once thought “beyond repair,” has found a planet two and a half times the size of Earth outside the Milky Way, the space agency announced Thursday.
By Joshua Barajas
NASA scientists say the Kepler space telescope may have discovered the most “Earth-like” planet yet. Circling a star about 500 light-years away, planet Kepler 186-F may be the right temperature to allow liquid water to flow on its surface. Hari…
By PBS NewsHour
NASA explanatory scientists announced Thursday that the Kepler Space Telescope has found an Earth-like planet in our galaxy. Elisa Quintana, exoplanet research scientist for the SETI Institute at NASA's Ames Research Center, says the planet is in the “Goldilocks zone,”…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Discovery of Earth-size planets incites the search for intelligent life…
Time Runs Out for Telescope, Examining Kepler's Contribution to Space Research…
Perhaps you learned a mnemonic device such as the one above to help remember the planets -- Mercury, Venus, Earth, etc. -- and their order away from the sun. Turns out, we're going to need a longer mnemonic after the…
A NASA telescope is set to launch Friday night from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, on a three-and-a-half year mission to scan the Milky Way galaxy for Earth-like planets.
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