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Stunning: Scientists say billions of Earth-like planets reside in Milky Way

January 07, 2013

Stunning: Scientists say billions of Earth-like planets reside in Milky Way

A lot of Earth-life planets reside in the Milky Way.

New findings have been released that estimate there are billions of planets in the Milky Way galaxy, each of which are the size of Earth.

In fact, the studies revealed that there are no less than 17 billion of these similarly sized planets, providing an enormous amount of potential future research for astronomers interested in discovering planets that could harbor life.

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