Jackpot! NASA’s Kepler telescope finds ‘mother lode’ of 715 planets
By Amina Khan, latimes.com

Using a brand-new tech­nique, sci­en­tists using NASA’s Kepler Space Tele­scope have found 715 con­firmed plan­ets hud­dling around 305 stars, near­ly triple Kepler’s pre­vi­ous total of 246 con­firmed plan­ets in the Milky Way galaxy. Near­ly 95%…

It’s not sports and entertainment related but this is pretty cool. Everyone thought that the Kepler telescope was dead about a year ago and now we get this explosion of discoveries.

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