Thursday, 18 April 2013

NASA: Distant Planets Ideal for Life Found


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NASA's planet-hunting telescope has discovered two planets that seem like ideal places for some sort of life to flourish. They are just the right size and in just the right place near their star.

The distant duo are the best candidates for habitable planets that astronomers have found so far, said William Borucki, the chief scientist for NASA's Kepler telescope.

The discoveries, published online Thursday in the journal Science, mark a milestone in the search for planets where life could exist.

More - Link >>> http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/nasa-sees-distant-planets-ideal-life-18990451#.UXBX4FE_2YA

Sources: Associated Press News Wire Service, ABC News.

Also, Penn State Grad from Beaver Falls on NASA Science Team (Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette):
Link >>> http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/news/science/nasa-discovers-two-earth-like-planets-penn-state-grad-on-scientific-team-684053/

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