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New statistical analysis of data obtained by NASA’s now-retired Kepler spacecraft has revealed that one out of every five sun-like stars have at least one Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone.
Uwingu is a new site that allows the public to enter names for planets around other stars directly into a database intended to be used by astronomers for the selection of names for these far away planets.
A pair of University of California, Berkeley scientists have been awarded grants to aid in their study of advanced extraterrestrial civilizations and alternate universes.
NASA wonâ€™t have to look too far to find Earth-size planets.
The world's preeminent planet hunters have discovered the most Earth-like extrasolar planet yet: a possibly rocky world about 7.5 times as massive as the Earth.
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