Astronomers have discovered a new type of planet - a rocky world weighing 17 times as much as Earth.
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".
Astronomers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the Carnegie Institution of Washington believe they have discovered a planet right at Earth’s front door that may be capable of supporting human life.
Two amateur British astronomers say they have discovered a new planet which they want to be named after them.
A planet about eight times the mass of Jupiter is orbiting a Sun-like star.
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