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Two new Earth-like planets orbiting Sun-like star found

Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 10:25

Scientists have discovered two Earth-like planets in the habitable orbit of a Sun-like star.

NASA discovers 461 new planet candidates

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 13:31

NASA`s Kepler mission has announced the discovery of 461 new planet candidates, four of which are less than twice the size of Earth and orbit in their sun`s "habitable zone".

NASA discovers multiple planets orbiting twin suns

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 11:32

NASA`s Kepler mission has found the first multi-planet solar system orbiting two suns.

18 new Jupiter-like planets discovered

Last Updated: Saturday, December 03, 2011, 11:30

Using twin telescopes at the Keck Observatory in Hawaii, astronomers have discovered 18 new Jupiter-like planets orbiting massive stars.

Two new potential alein planets discovered

Last Updated: Thursday, September 22, 2011, 23:29

So called ‘citizen citizens’ have discovered two new potential planets that were previously shunned as non-promising candidates by NASA, astronomers at Yale University have announced.