ScienceDaily (2011-12-05) -- NASA's Kepler mission has confirmed its first planet in the "habitable zone," the region around a star where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface. Kepler also has discovered more than 1,000 new planet candidates, nearly doubling its previously known count. Ten of these candidates are near-Earth-size and orbit in the habitable zone of their host star. Candidates require follow-up observations to verify they are actual planets. MORE
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“If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy”James Madison (American 4th US President (1809-17), and one of the founding fathers of his country. 1751-1836)