IT MAY BE RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER. WHAT? LIFE ON OTHER PLANETS.

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NASA finds 2 distant planets that seem ideal for life

                  By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science WriterPublished:  Apr 18, 2013 at 11:23 AM PDTLast Updated: Apr 18, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT

WASHINGTON (AP) – NASA’s planet-hunting telescope has discovered two planets that seem like ideal places for some sort of life to flourish. They are just the right size and in just the right place near their star.

The distant duo are the best candidates for habitable planets that astronomers have found so far, said William Borucki, the chief scientist for NASA’s Kepler telescope.

The discoveries, published online Thursday in the journal Science, mark a milestone in the search for planets where life could exist.

Check this article out on NASA

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