First Earth-Sized Exoplanets Found by Kepler - Universe Today
[/caption] December 2011 will go down in history as the first time humanity was able to detect an Earth-sized planet around another Sun-like star, said Francois Fressin, an astronomer from Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Fressin and his team used the Kepler planet-hunting spacecraft to find two rocky worlds – one just a bit bigger than … Continue reading "First Earth-Sized Exoplanets Found by Kepler"