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How Planets in Alien Solar Systems Stack Up (Infographic)

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By using powerful astronomical tools like the Kepler satellite, astronomers are discovered new worlds by the hundreds...

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Freya H. (340)
Monday May 30, 2011, 6:51 pm
Too bad they could include only three alien systems in the chart. As we discover more planets, we should see some that are more like our own. Eventually we are going to find a planet that is very close to our own home - and if we want to survive, we will colonize other planets.

Maybe there are alien eyes out there, seeking the galaxy for planets. Maybe someday they will meet us humans, and let's hope the meeting is mutually beneficial!

Xeno Rose (0)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 5:43 am

Nimue Pendragon (324)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 6:22 am

Danielle Herie (2)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 6:27 am
thank you

Danielle Herie (2)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 6:28 am
thank you

Shelly Peterson (213)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 7:28 am
2011 is so exciting, to be learning of our Universe!

Ke T. (10)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 9:29 am
The universe is so vast, it is mind boggling. Why only 3 systems in the chart though?

. (0)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 10:05 am
Thanks for sharing.

Roger Garin-michaud (139)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 2:47 pm

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 4:35 pm
Maybe we will one day find a mirror image of earth with human life. Oh God not another one of me.

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 4:36 pm
Hmmmmmm, The Fifth Element Planet.

Fred Krohn (34)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 5:38 pm
Time is running short for us to head out and colonise the galaxy. Soon the political, energy resource, and population factors are likely to imprison us here on earth...

William Ford (1)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 6:21 pm

William Y. (54)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 10:35 pm
From the size of most of these exo-planets, earth is very puny.

Brad Kraus (6)
Thursday June 2, 2011, 6:49 pm
Very interesting. Thanks for posting!
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