Distant star hosts two Earth-size planets - TODAY Tech - TODAY.com

This discovery reminds me of the show Battlestar Gallactica and their quest to find earth or earth-like habitable planets. Although the discovered Earth-like twins are hotter than the earth, the odds of having aliens out there just exponentially went up. Super excited for the day that we have our first visitor from space ;)



Distant star hosts two Earth-size planets - TODAY Tech - TODAY.com

"We've crossed a threshold: For the first time, we've been able to detect planets smaller than the Earth around another star," lead researcher François Fressin of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass., told Space.com. "We proved that Earth-size planets exist around other stars like the sun, and most importantly, we proved that humanity is able to detect them. It's the beginning of an era."
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