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#Kepler

# kepler - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Opinion: We have found Earth's Cousin outside our solar system ... but what does that mean?

The Kepler spacecraft been on a planet-hunting mission since 2009 – and it’s just found the first Earth-sized planet in a habitable zone. What are the implications?

# kepler - Thursday 27 February, 2014

# kepler - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

58 years after dying, Albert Einstein is still discovering planets (sort of)

Astronomers have found a planet 2,000 light years from Earth, using a technique first proposed by Einstein.

# kepler - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Earth isn't so special anymore, apparently

We’re not the only good place to hang out in the ‘habitable zone’.

# kepler - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Astronomers reveal the smallest planet ever discovered by humans

Earth, meet your new baby cousin: Kepler 37b.

# kepler - Thursday 22 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Newly-discovered 'roasted' planets may provide clues about Earth's future demise This post contains videos

Newly-discovered 'roasted' planets may provide clues about Earth's future demise

The two Earth-sized planets were discovered by a NASA team in the Kepler-20 star system.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# kepler - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Video: Two 'Earth-sized' planets discovered outside solar system Space This post contains videos

Video: Two 'Earth-sized' planets discovered outside solar system

The planets offer hope that extraterrestrial life could be discovered, scientists say.