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Scientists announced a major discovery of a brand new earth like planet.
Get ready ready for this name planet -- 667.
That's a mouthful orbits a small -- just like we orbit our son the weather may support water and even life.
But we're told you shouldn't pack your bags just yet this thing is gonna take a little while to reach.
Biggio kokua physics professor at the city university of new York and a frequent guest of ours joins us he's also author of physics of the future -- science will -- human destiny.
In our daily lives by the year 2100.
So this planet whose name -- don't even wanna try to get into again.
Is how far away it's 22 light years away that's a hundred trillion my -- don't pack your bags yet -- -- if you.
Thousand years for the Saturn rocket to reach this planet but as profiled in your book you think that sooner or later we're gonna come up with some better propulsion systems it'll get us there may be a little quicker and that's right and one day earthlings may actually Sunday and on this tropical -- to imagine battling -- -- -- this is -- on his Star Wars why is this one so interest of this is the first one to have a liquid ocean on it.
Liquid water is the universal solvent -- -- DNA got off again it's where we came from and now we found it this is the holy Grail of planetary astronomy -- planet with a liquid ocean.
But this thing is what five times the size of earth so the gravitational forces.
Would mean you know your average male whale almost a thousand pounds it's not like you're gonna be walking around on there isn't there's always a drawback this -- is bigger than they are -- me that he -- be extra heavy easily lose those pounds after Christmas but then you can.
Did you gain weight when you visit discovered a planet but we find a new planet every few days every 34 days we identify and new planet with our satellites and our telescopes yeah the Kepler satellite is is part of the reason for the discovery of this thing -- 2000.
Candidate plan is have been identified by one satellite alone.
We now believe that out of place stars one of the stars we'll have an earth like planet one in twenty.
-- and they're finding new ones every day that's right when you look at the night -- you'll wonder whether anyone is looking back at you from outer space.
I get to come take your class of at and -- you because you get so excited about -- -- you -- the Arizona city university in New -- you get so excited about all this stuff gets me excited drag but I could we give record thank you -- Seven new planet makes you extra heavy -- have to battle sea monsters like -- sunbathing.
Doesn't sound like it's key for women right that is for Riley that would I trust I wonder how close that sun is still -- could you Sunday there.
And I'll leave that frenetic day at a real father is saying and we'll get into bad.
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