Just a sample of the planets found by the Kepler space telescope (upper right) – over 1000 confirmed and 2000 yet to be. The yellow cone or search beacon (lower right) represents the small region of the Milky Way examined by Kepler. Illustration Credits: NASA

April 6, 2015

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