Kepler finds 4 potentially habitable worlds

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in space on (#3F4)
story imageKepler has found 700+ worlds, 100 of which are roughly earth-sized, and 4 of which are both earth-sized and in their sun's Goldilocks Zone, and thus are potentially habitable. The BadAstronomer enthuses eloquently.

Re: About time, because this one is getting screwed (Score: 3, Insightful)

by sleazyridr@pipedot.org on 2014-03-06 19:17 (#A1)

I'll be standardizing my petroleum-rich lifestyle by consuming only pre-packaged things wrapped in non-biodegradable packaging, because science will save my ass!


Hold your fire on that one just yet, we know where they are but actually getting to them is going to be the tricky bit...

I'm with you on loving this site. I've no idea how much will be here eventually but it's all so clean and smooth it's just great!
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15 minus 7 is what?