Introducing Kepler-62: A Star System With Two Earths?

Two Earth-sized planets have been discovered orbiting Kepler-62, a star approximately 1,200 light-years away, inside its habitable zone. Which, quite frankly, is bonkers.

“We’re particularly delighted to find that there are two planets in the habitable zone.” — lead Kepler scientist William Borucki

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