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Submission + - Habitable planets way more common than you think->

coondoggie writes: The idea that many as 20% of the Sun-like stars in our solar system have Earth-sized planets that could host life seems astounding. But a study released this week found that data gleaned from NASA’s now defunct Kepler spacecraft and the W. M. Keck Observatory found that the nearest sun-like star with an Earth-size planet in its habitable zone is probably only 12 light years away and can be seen with the naked eye.
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