140 “Earth-Like” Planets Found

Kepler search spaceLaunched in 2009, the Kepler Space Telescope, has been on a mission to find “Earth-like” exoplanets in our galaxy, the Milky Way galaxy.  A recent presentation by Kepler  co-investigator Dimitar Sasselov stated that 140 “Earth-like” exoplanets have been discovered so far within our galaxy.  With the discovery of so many “Earth-like” planets, the next question is…are these planets habitable?

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