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The Promise of Kepler-22b

7th Dec, 2011

Kepler-22b: Astronomers from the Kepler mission discovered a planet that is roughly the size of Earth, and is a good distance from the planet.

The First Earth-Sized World of the Kepler Space Telescope

17th Jan, 2011

After gathering and analyzing over 8 months of data transmitted from the spacecraft, the Kepler Science Team announced the discovery of the first rocky, Earth-sized world: Kepler 10b