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Submission + - Data leak: galaxy rich in Earth-like planets (sciencemag.org)

sciencehabit writes: A leak from an Oxford conference about the Kepler satellite mission reveals that out of approximately 265 planets represented on a particular graph, about 140 were labeled "like Earth"--having a radius smaller than twice Earth's radius. So the unauthorized presentation of preliminary results would seem to confirm that Kepler has succeeded in showing that Earth is no fluke.
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Data leak: galaxy rich in Earth-like planets

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