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+ - NASA's Kepler Mission Announces a Planet Bonanza, 715 New Worlds

kc123 writes: NASA's Kepler mission announced Wednesday the discovery of 715 new planets. These newly-verified worlds orbit 305 stars, revealing multiple-planet systems much like our own solar system. Nearly 95 percent of these planets are smaller than Neptune, which is almost four times the size of Earth. This discovery marks a significant increase in the number of known small-sized planets more akin to Earth than previously identified exoplanets, which are planets outside our solar system.
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NASA's Kepler Mission Announces a Planet Bonanza, 715 New Worlds

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