Kepler telescope discovers 461 more potential planets

01/7/2013 | Space.com

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has identified an additional 461 potential exoplanets that may be capable of supporting human life. That brings the total findings for the $600 million mission to 2,740 alien worlds, though just 105 have been confirmed. Four of the newly found planets are "super-Earths," 1.25 to 2 times the size of Earth.

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