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NASA's Kepler Discovers First Earth-Size Planet In The 'Habitable Zone' of Another Star

17 Apr 2014, 18:37 UTC
NASA's Kepler Discovers First Earth-Size Planet In The 'Habitable Zone' of Another Star

Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone" -- the range of distance from a star where liquid water might pool on the surface of an orbiting planet.

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