Monday, April 22, 2013

New Super-Earths May Support Life

At a press conference on Thursday, scientists from NASA’s Ames Research Center announced the discovery of seven new distant planets, three of which may be earth-like “water worlds.” The planets, Kepler-62e, Kepler-62f and Kepler-69c are just the latest findings from the Kepler Space Telescope, which has located thousands of other planets since it was launched in March 2009.