View Full Version : First Earth-Sized Exoplanets Found by Kepler

2011-Dec-20, 07:00 PM
Dec. 2011 will go down in history as the first time humanity was able to detect an Earth sized planet around another Sun-like star, said Francois Fressin, an astronomer from Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Fressin and his team used the Kepler planet-hunting spacecraft to find two rocky worlds one just a bit bigger than [...]

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