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Scientists Find Most Earth-Like Planet Yet
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, space, earth, like, planet, scientists )

Rainy
- 2703 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
An Earth-like planet spotted outside our solar system is the first found that could support liquid water and harbor life, scientists announced today.
Meteor Shower Underway
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, science, scientists, space, study, planet, earth, discovery )

Michele
- 2595 days ago - kbsd6.com
The Perseid Meteor Shower is underway. However, it's only the coming attraction for a much bigger show a few weeks away. The best time to see the Perseids will be this weekend and early next week. You can see them on a clear night in the northeast sky.
Is This the New Earth? Astronomers Discover Planet Just 20 Light Years Away With Similar Atmosphere and Gravity Which Could Supp
Science & Tech  (tags: Astronomer, science, earth, planet, space )

Nancy
- 1448 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Astronomers tonight announced the discovery of the most Earth-like planet ever found - a rocky world three times the size of our own world, orbiting a star 20 light years away.
Is This the Lake That Provides the Clue to Extra-Terrestrial Life?
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, planet, extra-terrestrial life, alien, discovery, research )

Nancy
- 1384 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The announcement by NASA follows days of speculation that the space agency was about to reveal the existence of life on another planet.
Tiny, Earth-Like Planet Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: Planet, space, solar system, Kepler Space Telescope )

Anna
- 1345 days ago - news.discovery.com
The first iron-clad proof of a rocky planet beyond the solar system has been found using the Kepler Space Telescope.
Will March 19 'Supermoon' Trigger Natural Disasters?
Science & Tech  (tags: Supermoon, Earth, Natural disaster, planet, science )

Anna
- 1286 days ago - news.yahoo.com
On March 19, the moon will swing around Earth more closely than it has in the past 18 years, lighting up the night sky from just 221,567 miles (356,577 kilometers) away. On top of that, it will be full. And one astrologer believes it could inflict .......
Nasa to Put a Robot on the Moon 'in Just 1,000 Days'
Science & Tech  (tags: Nasa, science, research, robot, moon, space, planet )

Nancy
- 1414 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Engineers claim that in just 1,000 days they can safely build and fire a humanoid-like machine into space and onto our nearest planet.
Planet Is Home to 8.7 Million Species: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, Planet, species, study )

Agnes
- 1116 days ago - independent.co.uk
Some 8.7 million different species exist on Earth, though a tiny amount of those have actually been discovered and catalogued, researchers said Tuesday. The count, described by the open access journal PLoS Biology in which it is presented as "the most p
Newly Discovered Planet May Be First Truly Habitable Exoplanet
Science & Tech  (tags: Planet, Habitable Exoplanet, space )

Anna
- 1448 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A team of planet hunters led by astronomers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the Carnegie Institution of Washington has announced the discovery of an Earth-sized planet (three times the mass of Earth) orbiting a nearby star at a distance..
NASA Releases Best-Ever Pictures of Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, earth, planet, world )

Chris
- 2604 days ago - lighterfootstep.com
Words like "breathtaking" and "stunning" aren't too strong -- these images are amazing. NASA'a MODIS team releases two full-hemisphere, true color pictures of Earth. Want to know what environmentalism is about? Just look -- then forward to your friends.
Newfound Planet Has Earth-Like Orbit
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, planet )

Isabel
- 2602 days ago - livescience.com
A planet outside our solar system with a year roughly equal to Earth's has been discovered around a dying, red giant star.
Existence of 'Twin Earth' Challenged
Science & Tech  (tags: earth, planet, star, liquid water, Gliese581g )

Sophie
- 1433 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
Astronomers recently announced the discovery of the first potentially habitable extrasolar planet,Gliese 581 g which is thought to have three times the mass of Earth,and to orbit in the middle of its star's habitable zone,meaning liquid water could exist.
   

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