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New, Earth-Like Planets Found Orbiting Other Stars

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New, Earth-Like Planets Found Orbiting Other Stars

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New, Earth-Like Planets Found Orbiting Other Stars

New, Earth-Like Planets Found Orbiting Other Stars

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NPR's Noah Adams and NPR's Ira Flatow, host of Talk of the Nation Science Friday, discuss the discovery of the smallest planets outside of our own solar system. The newly discovered objects, at only 20 times the mass of our own planet, are the most Earth-like planets spotted to date.