Astronomers discover Earth-like planet next to our solar system

Another Earth?

Astronomers discover Earth-like planet next to our solar system

Science Recorder | Matt Palso | Monday, December 24, 2012

Astronomers have discovered an Earth-like planet located just twelve light years from Earth, the closet yet discovered. An international team of scientists, including Carnegie's Paul Butler, reportedly discovered that Tau Ceti, one of the closest and most Sun-like stars, may have five planets -- one of which is located within the "habitable zone... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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