Monday 5 December 2011

Earth's Twin discovered?

Astronomers have confirmed the existence of an Earth-like planet in the "habitable zone" around a star not unlike our own.

The planet, Kepler 22-b, lies about 600 light-years away and is about 2.4 times the size of Earth, and has a temperature of about 22C.

The rest of the article, from the BBC, is here.

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