Our Galaxy Rich in Earth-Like Planets

Looks like there are more earth-like planets in our own galaxy than scientists first thought. Earlier this month a co-investigator on the Kepler satellite mission in the hunt for other Earth-like planets prematurely announced his findings to a conference in Oxford, England.


This leak announcement came from astronomer Dimitar Sasselov of Harvard University.

Sasselov had this to say:

Planets like our own Earth are out there. Our Milky Way galaxy is rich in this kind of planet.


Read more at Science Insider.

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