20 Jun 2017

Kepler Telescope finds 10 more earth like planets

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:17 pm on 20 June 2017
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The Kepler telescope has discovered 219 new planets - among them 10 which could possibly have the same potential as earth to support life. The latest research has been released by NASA and point to 10 exoplanets which are in the so called goldilocks zone. Dr Brad Tucker who's an astronomer at the Australian National University and is on his way to the US to work with NASA on the discovery talks to Jesse about the significance of the discovery and much closer we are to finding life on other planets.