NASA finds 100 new alien planets

New York, Jan 10 (IANS) NASA's planet-hunting revamped Kepler mission has found more than 100 confirmed planets orbiting other stars. The information about the planets, some of which are very different from what the spacecraft observed during its original mission, was shared by University of Arizona's Ian Crossfield at a conference of the American Astronomical Society, National Geographic reported. According to the report, many newly-found planets are in multi-planet systems and orbit stars that are brighter and hotter than the stars in the original Kepler field. It has also found a system with three planets that are bigger than Earth, […]

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