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Southwest pilot arrested at St. Louis airport
A truck pushes a car onto an interstate in St. Louis.
Scientists discover Earth-size planet that 'could potentially sustain life'
And the newly discovered earth like planet tonight scientists say Ross 128 B may be able to sport like they say was found orbiting a red dwarf eleven light years away. The temperature about the same as earth so close to the sum though the average year is less than ten days.
Scientists discover Earth-sized planet that 'could potentially sustain life'
A newly discovered Earth-sized planet that "could potentially sustain life" is poised to become Earth's closest stellar neighbor in a cosmic "blink of the eye," scientists at the European Southern Observatory announced in a press release today. Ross 128 b is an exoplanet currently located 11
Texas police search for three suspects who firebombed a home and vehicle
To the index of other news tonight and Texas police searching for three suspects who fire bombed a home and a vehicle. The attack caught on home surveillance. One suspect lobbing what police discovered a molotov cocktail at the front door of the home. There's reward now up tonight. A new planet
Astronomers discover 7 potentially habitable exoplanets orbiting nearby dwarf star
An international team of astronomers has discovered seven potentially habitable exoplanets -- or planets outside our solar system -- that could have liquid water on their surfaces, according to a paper published today in the journal Nature. "The discovery gives us a hint that finding a second Earth
Potentially Habitable Planet Discovered
The planet has a temperature suitable for liquid water to exist on its surface.
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Discovers Youngest Planet Observed
Kepler, NASA 's planet-hunting space telescope, has discovered what is believed to be the youngest fully-formed exoplanet ever detected, shedding new light on the early stages of planet formation. The Neptune-sized newborn exoplanet, known formally as K2-33b, is estimated to be 5 to 10 million
Stephen Hawking and Billionaire Team Up on $100 Million Quest to Find Alien Life
Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner are teaming up in a $100 million hunt for alien life that will rely on a fleet of postage stamp-sized spacecraft to explore the universe. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will also join Milner and Hawking on the board of Breakthrough Starshot, a
NASA Racing to Fix Spacecraft That's Stuck in Emergency Mode
NASA discovered last week that the Kepler spacecraft, initially launched in 2009 to discover Earth-sized planets orbiting other stars, had kicked into emergency mode in deep space, prompting efforts on Earth to recalibrate the unmanned observatory.
NASA's Kepler Mission Discovers Earth -Like Planet
The 6 billion-year-old planet, dubbed Kepler-452b, travels in an earth-like orbit around a sun-like star.