NASA Discovers Two Earth-Sized Exoplanets — Meet Kepler 20-e and Kepler 20-f

The discovery of Kepler 22b made waves in the scientific and astronomical communities last week, but NASA is not one to rest on its laurels. This week, they have made history again, discovering not one but two planets the size of our precious Earth orbiting similar stars in other systems. Both are in what scientists refer to as the “habitable zone” which is the distance from their sun that is most likely to allow life to develop and evolve. Meet Kepler 20-e and Kepler 20-f, our sister planets just 950 light-years away from Earth.

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