Monday, July 26, 2010

NASA's Deep Space Camera Locates Host of 'Earths'

Before you get too excited, don't forget this may portend a LOT more lawyers, bankers, and politicians than we had previously thought

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Scientists celebrated Sunday after finding more than 700 suspected new planets -- including up to 140 similar in size to Earth -- in just six weeks of using a powerful new space observatory.

Astronomers said the discovery meant the chances of eventually finding truly Earth-like planets capable of sustaining life rose sharply.


1 comment:

edwin said...

Hadn't heard of the Kepler mission before. Thanks Frank.