NASA’s Kepler spots evidence of 100 billion planets.
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A new study by astronomers working with the Kepler Space Telescope suggests that our galaxy contains at least 100 billion alien planets.
“It’s a staggering number, if you think about it,” says lead author Jonathan Swift of California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. “Basically there’s one of these planets per star.”