Tag: Natalie Batalha

January 10, 2011 | 11:10 am

NASA Mission Detects ‘Earth-Like’ Planet

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NASA’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View says that the agency’s Kepler mission, dedicated to locating planets orbiting stars other than our sun, has found its first rocky planet. That makes it a cousin of sorts to our favorite planet, Earth, which is also rocky (as opposed to gaseous, like Jupiter, Saturn, and the hundreds […]

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