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  1. Kepler

    NASA Teases ’Another Earth’ Discovery

    Are they on another planet … or about to make history? The space agency announced today that its search for Earth-like planets in the Milky Way has hit pay dirt — a world known as Kepler 452-B that’s extremely similar to Earth, if slightly larger and older, and orbiting a Sun-like star around 1,400 light years away. Since launching in 2009, Kepler has located thousands of exoplanet candidates, but this one, officials say, brings us “one step closer to finding an Earth 2.0.” 

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