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First Earth-Sized Exoplanet Discovered – ScienceNOW

Astronomers have announced the discovery of an extrasolar planet not much larger than Earth—the smallest exoplanet yet found. Although the world orbits too close to its sun to sustain life, the finding is a milestone in the quest to find out how common Earth-sized, habitable planets really are. It also shows that, with some luck and some innovative new technology, astronomers could be announcing the discovery of a habitable Earth-like exoplanet within a few years.

via First Earth-Sized Exoplanet Discovered – ScienceNOW.

working in NASA is really cool.

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