Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Science

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.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Data leak: galaxy rich in Earth-like planets

Comments Filter:

"All we are given is possibilities -- to make ourselves one thing or another." -- Ortega y Gasset

Working...