Breaking News: NASA’s Kepler Mission finds Planet in Habitable Zone around Sun-like Star!

A press release from NASA, already shared as well on Phil Plait’s blog Bad Astronomy, highlights exciting news: a planet has been discovered in the habitable zone around a sun-like star.

It is not yet known whether the planet, which is roughly 2.4 times as large as earth, is predominantly gassy or rocky, nor whether it has liquid water. But it is in the appropriate zone in which having liquid water is possible.

Click through to read more about this exciting news!

"You are free to believe that miracles are possible if you wish, but historians must ..."

Richard Carrier as False Prophet
"Christian claims are not what we are discussing here. We are discussing historical matters, many ..."

Richard Carrier as False Prophet
"OK, just point to where Paul says that Jesus lived on Earth, that he preached ..."

Richard Carrier as False Prophet
"My parents aren't gods. It's Christians who claim that the Bible is perfect and infallible.And ..."

Richard Carrier as False Prophet

Browse Our Archives

Follow Us!


What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment
  • Squatdude

    If there is life there, you can bet their college football has a playoff.