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A team of planet hunters estimates that about 22 percent of the sun-like stars in our galaxy may have planets ... "The analysis of the Kepler data is by no means finished, and with dedicated effort it may be possible to further clean out the noise and ...
NPR News · 11/5/2013
But beyond that — in addition to the stars — there are hundreds of billions of planets with no central stars at all ... Not only are M-class stars — stars between 8% and 40% of the Sun’s mass — the most common type of star in the Universe ...
ScienceBlogs · 9/12/2013
As Pluto is no more counted as a planet, Neptune is the last planet in our solar system. It is 30,775 miles (49,528 km) in diameter, and is located at a distance of 30.06 AU from the Sun. It has 13 moons and rings around it, and is mostly made up of ice ...
Buzzle · 7/26/2010
because no such planets were observed in the Kepler data. Based on extrapolations from only the 10 planets found orbiting 42,000 stars they contend that about 22 percent of sun-like stars observed by Kepler have earth-size, potentially habitable planets.
World · 11/26/2013
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered three exoplanets that may be capable of supporting life, and one of them is perhaps the most Earth-like alien ... like the sun," Borucki told SPACE.com. Researchers announced these newfound planets — all ...
The Huffington Post · ByMike Wall · 4/18/2013
Wasn’t Pluto a planet once? And how come it isn’t now? To understand that, two definitions need to be given. A planet is an object orbiting the sun that is rounded by gravity ... For anyone looking for more pictures of Pluto, no matter what it ...
The Inquisitr · 7/15/2015
The news that a planet about 10 times more massive than Earth may orbit the sun somewhere beyond Neptune has stirred up incredible excitement among scientists and the general public. But hold the phone — no
The Christian Science Monitor · 1/31/2016
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there is no doubt that these celestial bodies affect our planet as a whole. These links go beyond the obvious, such as the role of the Sun and Moon in the tides. The biggest climatic upheavals experienced by our planet are now known to be under the ...
The National · 2/23/2013
The planets, described at a NASA press conference, orbit a sun that's cooler than ours but is at the right ... Although these planets are now believed to be habitable, Borucki cautioned there's no evidence that they actually support life.
National Geographic · ByMarc Kaufman · 4/13/2013
On the other hand, the sun might expand so quickly that our planet has no chance to escape. Earth would get caught in the sun's rapidly advancing atmosphere and spiral inward to oblivion. Because lithium is easily destroyed in stars, finding lots of it in ...
NASA Science · ByDr. Tony Phillips · 10/27/2012