Dec 6, 2011

Earth, Meet Your Long-Lost Sibling: The Christmas Planet

Written by : Tom George| 0 |


It may sound like something from a very special episode of Doctor Who, but the Christmas planet is real. What’s more, it’s the most Earth-like world yet discovered.The planet, more properly known as Kepler 22-b, was revealed to the world Monday via a press conference at NASA Ames Research Center. It is one of thousands of planets discovered outside our solar system via the Kepler space telescope — and the first one that is slap-bang in the middle of what astronomers (really) call the Goldilocks zone: not too hot, not too cold, just right for life.
Via mashable.com

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Founder and CEO of Internet Billboards. A futurist and serial entrepreneur, as well as a professional fitness trainer, martial artist, and business strategist. Helped to develop inbound advertising. An avid content curator who enjoys finding those digital gems out there in cyberspace and sharing them with others.

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