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Kepler-78b AKA Earth’s Evil Twin

Kepler 78b

Say hello to Kepler-78b AKA Earth's evil twin. Kepler-78b is the first Earth-sized planet discovered outside our solar system with a rocky type composition...but it's quite different from our planet.

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8 Photos of Incredible Places on Earth

An Alaskan Glacier By Berkeley T. Compton

There are some places on Earth that just leave you breathless after seeing them. When captured by a great photographer, these places can come to life for those of us who don't have the means to visit them ourselves.

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Photo: The Pacific Ocean Is Really Obnoxiously Big

Size is really a hard concept to grasp unless you have an object of known size to compare it with. This shot of the Pacific Ocean from space illustrates just how entirely massive this body of water is. Don't make a "Yo momma so fat..." joke, Andrew. Don't do it!

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Scientists May Have Discovered Earth’s Twin

Astronomers have an exciting announcement -- a planet about 600 light years away has been discovered in a "habitable zone", which means it could potentially support life. The planet has a 260-day orbit, which puts it right in the middle of the "habitable zone" around a distant star.

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