Wednesday, 7 December 2011

New Planet Kepler 22B - Earth Like Discovered

NASA has discovered a Earth like planet named Kepler 22B in our Universe. The Kepler mission was started in the year 2007 and will end in 2012. During this period NASA has come across many stars and planets. From this some were seperated and were similar to our planet and were called candidates. Among this Kepler 22B is one which is almost like Earth's twin revolving around a star like our Sun. It is about 600 light years away from our planet. Kepler 22B is at a 15% distance less than what our Earth is from Sun. The average temperature is about 22C . This planet also has liquid water. Considering all this facts scientists has claimed that this is an ideal planet for habitat. But they are not yet sure whether it is a gaseous or a rocky planet. They are investigating on existence of life which has been yhe question of almost every scientists when Earth is facing its end due to human actions.

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