Thursday, December 22, 2011

Two Earth-Sized Planets Discovered — Slice of SciFi

Two Earth-Sized Planets Discovered — Slice of SciFi DECEMBER 21, 2011 BY MICHAEL HICKERSON - "Astronomers with NASA’s Kepler Spacecraft announced the discovery of two Earth-sized planets yesterday.

Astronomers said the discovery showed that Kepler could indeed find planets as small as our own and was an encouraging sign that planet hunters would someday succeed in the goal of finding Earth-like abodes in the heavens.
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We're getting closer and closer to finding Earth 2TM. To bad I won't be around when we do get to visit other planets. That is, unless someone discovers a way to transfer my brain patterns into a computer. You know, they are really taking their time getting this perfected.

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