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...for a needle in a haystack -- only the haystack massively larger and the risks of not finding the planet in-time have much more dire consequences than almost any needle possibly could have.
Christmas presents have arrived early for these NASA planet-hunting scientists. Using the Kepler spacecraft they have confirmed a discovery of the first first alien world, named Kepler -22b - in a "habitable zone" of the universe. The planet is in "the perfect range of distances that would allow water to exist — and found more than 1,000 new exoplanet candidates, according to today's... (more)
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