6 Dec 2011

'Earth-like' planet discovery

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:10 pm on 6 December 2011

Astronomers have confirmed the first ever Earth-like planet that may hold life. The Kepler 22-b lies about 600 light years away and is about 2.4 times the size of Earth, with a temperature of about 22 degrees celcius.