Rocky Earth-sized World is a 'Sungrazing' Exoplanet - Universe Today
A newly verified planet found in data from the Kepler mission delivers on the space telescope’s task of finding Earth-size planets around other stars. The new planet, called Kepler-78b, is the first Earth-sized exoplanet discovered that has a rocky composition like that of Earth. Similarities to Earth, however, end there. Kepler-78b whizzes around its host … Continue reading "Rocky Earth-sized World is a ‘Sungrazing’ Exoplanet"