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Steve Baragona
April 18, 2014 1:06 AM
Not too big, not too small. Not too hot, not too cold. A newly discovered planet looks just right for life as we know it, according to an international group of astronomers. VOA’s Steve Baragona has more.

New Earth-Size Planet Found

Published April 17, 2014

Not too big, not too small. Not too hot, not too cold. A newly discovered planet looks just right for life as we know it, according to an international group of astronomers. VOA’s Steve Baragona has more.


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by: Oduor Oliech from: Western Kenya,
April 18, 2014 10:33 AM
It is interesting one of the astronomers is optimistic that the next generation telescopes should be able to confirm the existence of life out there--though it won't happen in his lifetime. Some of us read in this more than just advancement in science. This world is witnessing a huge leap in knowledge. I know that this discovery may not mean much to the creator of the universe given the astronomical distances involved. Good luck NASA

by: W. S.
April 17, 2014 10:28 PM
But the right temperature and moving in the exact habitable orbit don't make it a perfect Earth. There is still much more out there to find out; however I must remark those scientists have done a great work. Hope this new planet would be good for life for sure...!