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The Hunt For A Second Earth

NASA’s Kepler telescope was launched to find other planets just like earth– and now, scientists think they may have found not just one, but three! Trace shows us where they are in the solar system and why the discovery is so important.

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“Kepler: A Search For Habitable Planets”

“10 Remarkable Exoplanets”

“From a planetary perspective, there’s no place like home — as far as we know, at least.”

“Exoplanet Kepler 22-b offers best hope yet for a new Earth”

“Nasa discovers planet that is about 2.4 times the size of our own and lies in the ‘Goldilocks zone’ of its solar system.”

“Five Potential Habitable Exoplanets Now”

“New data suggests the confirmation of the exoplanet Gliese 581g and the best candidate so far of a potential habitable exoplanet.”

“Are we not the only Earth out there?”

“If another Earth exists in the universe, wouldn’t it need to look like, well, Earth?”

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