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Johannes Kepler's birthday celebrated with Google doodle

Google has celebrated the man who first noticed that planets moved around the Sun in an elliptical orbit.

By December 27, 2013

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NASA discovery of Kepler-10c steps up claims for alien life

A newly revealed rocky mega-planet shows the universe was capable of creating extraterrestrial-friendly worlds shortly after the Big Bang.

By June 3, 2014

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How a sunset might look on Earth's new cousin Kepler-186f

NASA confirms the discovery of an Earth-sized planet that may have potential for life, but its sun is dimmer than ours. Here's what an evening stroll on a beach on Kepler-186f might be like.

By April 17, 2014

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Kepler data dig strikes galactic gold with 715 new planets

You should't feel as alone today as you did yesterday. NASA says it has confirmed the existence of 715 new exoplanets beyond our solar system, many of them not that different from Earth in terms of size.

By February 26, 2014

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NASA's Kepler space telescope spots 'wobbly' new planet

The new planet, known as Kepler-413b, has an extremely irregular orbit that seems to move up and down. It also has no surface to stand on.

By February 4, 2014

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Kepler mission: one in five stars could host a habitable planet

NASA has announced the discovery of 833 new Kepler candidate planets, with the latest findings suggesting the number could be in the billions.

By November 4, 2013

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New clues emerge on origin of Kepler's famous supernova

After more than four centuries, latest data reveals that original supernova blast was more powerful than thought and took place farther away in space.

By March 18, 2013

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Kepler's famous supernova revealed (pictures)

After more than four centuries, new clues emerge pointing to the origins of Kepler's 1604 supernova.

8 Images By March 18, 2013

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NASA's Kepler may have spied its last Earth-like planet

The space agency is giving up on restoring its planet-hunting spacecraft to full operational capability, but that doesn't mean the mission is over just yet.

By August 15, 2013

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NASA's Kepler telescope crippled by technical failures

Kepler's mission to find strange new worlds may be at an end after serious technical failures afflict NASA's famous space telescope.

By May 16, 2013