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NASA scientists believe they may have made their -- -- find yet a new planet just like her so nice they say it's.
72 and sunny all the time -- Powell editor in chief of Discover Magazine back this year she's -- good morning.
Where is this plan.
Well it's 600 light years away which is.
That we traveling their intensity and I think that at NASA calculated it would take 2.2 million years on the space shuttle get there.
So right now it's it's look but don't touch.
How do we seeds.
If it's 600 light years away this is -- if it's -- NASA observatory called Kepler observatory and basically.
It looks -- stars and watches when the planet passes -- from the start it teeny tiny shadow it's been that much as the shadow is that the candidate.
Measure the size the planet what it's like how close it is how warm it is but what you're saying that they they've found what 2000 planet's -- solar system but it did it together.
The -- -- very special.
This is the -- this is the first -- they found that is.
-- like here it's about the size of the year this is -- little little bit larger like you said it's.
It's -- temperature it's the right temperature for water.
In fact -- thinking this might have to be a water world this might be an ocean planet you mean the whole planet is content consists of water but isn't that what we're looking for on Mars.
Yeah because that's what NASA things would unlock the key to whether or not there's -- life out there exactly did the thinking is where there's where there's water there's a good chance at life.
Le Mars you were looking for little -- of water this might be a planet that's.
Covered aren't -- you know ET the -- the article said if you took to space shuttle he just mentioned -- it would take 22 million years to get there.
That you have to pack allows how are we now able -- a lot of supplies at large.
And then so how are we able to see this deep in the space.
As we just keep going deeper and deeper -- yes a business and this incredible thing with these telescopes these telescopes.
Physically traveling through space is a very very slow process but -- soon as you're working with the telescope.
It's like your mind can operate the speed of light you can as far as light can travel we can see and we can we can study in over his remarkable -- what what is.
The significance of 72 degree.
Planet's surface why is that so important -- -- it it really it all comes back to water it it comes back to this is a planet that is around the right kind of star.
The right size at the right distance.
-- a planet has all the conditions for life has all conditions to be like earth.
You know it's in the right thing waters the real key thing in the right temperature for water.
That's a place where you have all the ingredients and some plants and also -- saying this 290 days a year.
And now I I I guess that that's determined by the sun that that is in the orbit.
Wright says or does stunned that this planet orbits lets it play -- covering -- a -- a lot like ours except the little bit a little bit smaller a little bit render.
After a science fiction -- you know that's that's the description of Superman's but I'm not saying -- Superman there -- saying.
And is that is that a good sign that would that would that be a good indication of scientists like -- well so it actually is because I -- A slightly larger planet -- earth means that it's it's more active -- -- if people think that like volcanic activity is what got.
When things about life started here is a Plante has more of that and say a cooler start lives longer -- -- -- -- has.
Anything that they like that there has more time to -- I would say is -- pretty cool planet so this is it it's not that.
It's the most amazing when -- -- -- public Kepler 22 Villa who knows what they're gonna see next.
Well this is a little weight but -- we're we're halfway through this this Kepler mission but about halfway through so there's a lot more.
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