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

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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.
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