NASA: Kepler's most excellent space discoveries

NASA’s Kepler space telescope continues to amaze.
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Scientists got together recently to go over the remarkable data that continues to be found from NASA’s planet hunter, the Kepler Space Telescope. While the telescope is no longer functioning (see slides), the massive amount of data it fed to scientists will take years to go through. Included in the most recent findings: the discovery of 833 new candidate planets, 10 which are less than twice the size of Earth and orbit in their sun's habitable zone. Take a look at some of Kepler’s other major space discoveries.

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