November 4, 2013
Earth-Size Planets in Habitable Zone
This is an animation explaining a new analysis of data from NASA’s Kepler mission that concludes that about one in five sun-like stars have Earth-size planets in their habitable zone.
Credit: Erik Petigura/UC Berkeley, Andrew Howard/UH, Geoffrey Marcy/UC Berkeley & Illumina Studios, Emeryville, Calif.
[ Read the Article: Habitable, Earth-Sized Planets Believed To Orbit One-Fifth Of All Sun-Like Stars ]