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15 July, 2014 11:18 AM Nasa Outlines Roadmap for Finding Life Beyond Earth

"Sometime in the near future, people will be able to point to a star and say: That star has a planet like Earth," said Sara Seager, a professor of planetary science and physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Nasa roadmap will continue with the launch of the Transiting Exoplanet Surveying Satellite (TESS) 31

29 June, 2014 9:42 AM Earth-like planet discovered 16 light-years away

MELBOURNE: Researchers have found a potentially habitable planet, located just 16 light years away, which is among the top three most Earth-like exoplanets ever discovered. An international team of researchers discovered the "super-Earth" planet, GJ 832 c, which takes 16 days to orbit its red-dwarf star, GJ 832, and has a mass at least five times that of Earth 57