Aggregating Skeptical Thought

All about Earth 2.0

I’ve been watching the news surrounding the discovery of “the first habitable Earth-like planet found“.  Here’s just a few links if you haven’t already heard. Note the decidedly different tones of the headlines between the mass media sites and the more science focused (although the most sensationalistic headline above comes from National Geographic).

Earth-Like Planet Discovered in Libra (via NPR)

Scientists find most Earth-like planet yet (via CNN)

Earth-Like Planet Discovered Orbiting Nearby Star (via FoxNews)

“Goldilocks” planet may be just right for life (via New Scientist)

Planet in the Zone (Breaks embargo) (via ScienceBlogs – Dynamics of cats)

All Wet? Astronomers Claim Discovery of Earth-like Planet (via Scientific American)

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