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  1. Scientists Point to Earth-Like Planet

    Attention, Earthlings: Researchers have found what could be our planet’s alien twin. It’s a bit colder, has a composition similar to Earth and could be habitable. It orbits its star in what is known as the Goldilocks Zone, where the temperature is neither too hot nor too cold, so it can potentially support liquid water, the basis of any kind of life. There is one problem though: Kepler 186f is 500 light years away, posing challenges for future colonization.

    Sources: NYT, CNN, Washington Post

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