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Population of Known Alien Planets Nearly Doubles as NASA Discovers 715 New Worlds


Science & Tech  (tags: planets, NASA, Kepler space telescope, exoplanets, space exploration )

Freya
- 208 days ago - news.yahoo.com
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered more than 700 new exoplanets, nearly doubling the current number of confirmed alien worlds.



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Sue Matheson (71)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 3:04 pm
thanks
 

Borg Drone (24)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 5:28 pm
Cool.
 

Natasha Salgado (522)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 7:17 pm
Pretty cool---pity they're all uninhabitable tho. Thx Freya
 

MmAwayAwhile M. (457)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 8:40 pm
Wish there was one w/o humans and just animals....book me a flight! TU Freya
 

Robert Ponce (9)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 3:33 am
If there are other civilizations out there, they better prepare for man's arrival. It will be like the movie "Independence Day" where Earth was invaded by aliens for its resources and man was in the way so they must "die", kill them. This time, man is the alien invader and will stop at nothing to get what he wants. Look at the corporattions. They get what they want.
 

Robert Ponce (9)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 3:34 am
Man is raping Earth. Man looks for another planet. Finds one . Goes there and will do the same he did to Earth. He will thrash it. Abuse it. Pilage its natural resources. Kill any moving thing he dislikes. Then moves on. Salivating for more.
 

Robert Ponce (9)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 3:35 am
Wanting to find other planets we can go live on is one thing. What's wrong with this one?
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 4:21 am
is there anybody out there!
 

John S. (304)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 4:47 am
Noted.
 

Evanola Davis (68)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 12:29 pm
Cool!!
 

Jamie Clemons (280)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 1:15 pm
The Aliens are out there. I hope they are friendly. Maybe they can show us how to save our planet.
 

A F. (132)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 1:29 pm
thank you
 

Birgit W. (144)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 1:32 pm
Thanks for sharing. Those Aliens might have a much higher intelligence than we have. Maybe they will find a way to help us.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (62)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 2:18 pm
noted, thanks
 

Muriel Servaege (47)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 2:20 pm
Thank you, Freya.
 

donald Baumgartner (4)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 3:20 pm
You found my relatives ??? LOL!!!
 

Jhn Wzt (3)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 4:39 pm
verry intresting if theres life that has solved the problem with the vast distances and maybe know how to travel faster than light i doubt theyd come here :)
 

Bob P. (427)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 6:17 pm
Thanks Freya
 

donald Baumgartner (4)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 9:51 pm
Thanks Freya!!!
 

Dale O. (190)
Friday February 28, 2014, 5:46 pm
Always fascinating and intriguing. I imagine there will be other life out there, rather too far away for us to reach for any serious impact. By the time we reach the point of major space exploration if we have not annihilated ourselves before then, perhaps we will be a wee bit more civilized in our behaviour to other life forms. Humans have potential, not all is bad about us. If we could get rid of corporate greed that certainly would be a big improvement.
 
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