Very cool scientific achievement in the search for habitable worlds: Scientists have discovered several planets of similar size to the earth orbiting a sun-like star:
Using NASA’s Kepler space telescope, astronomers discovered two Earth-size planets orbiting a distant star–the smallest of all the thousands of alien worlds detected so far, Lee Hotz reports on the News Hub. Photo: NASA.
Astronomers Spot Distant Earth-Size Planets
ROBERT LEE HOTZ
WSJ, DECEMBER 21, 2011