Dec 7, 2011
Irene's Internet

NASA discovers an Earth-like planet!

NASA scientists who have been combing the stars for habitable planets have made a thrilling discovery: The very first planet to occupy the crucial “Goldilocks Zone” — meaning, the planet’s temperature is not too hot, not too cold, but just right for supporting life — has been found. What!

If you think that’s pretty cool, here’s the really amazing part: NASA estimates the planet’s surface temperature to be a balmy 72 degrees. Wow! Um, can we immediately start travelling there for vacation, please? ‘Cause I still have a bunch of days I need to use before the end of the year …

Via Neil deGrasse Tyson / CBS News

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