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Lisa Kaltenegger

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Astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

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Astronomers are receiving what they've been waiting for from NASA's Kepler planet-hunting satellite: the  discovery of new planets  in Earth's Milky Way galaxy that might be habitable.

A Plenitude of Planets

Astronomers are receiving what they've been waiting for from NASA's Kepler planet-hunting satellite: the discovery of new planets in Earth's Milky Way galaxy that might be habitable.

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