Kepler telescope's astonishing haul: 54 planet-candidates in 'habitable zone'

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  1. Dark_Convoy

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    Nice job Kepler!
     
  3. Eric

    Eric RIP AND TEAR!!!

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    I call the one with the tropical islands! :p 
     
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    I call the one with the giant robots!
     
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    Yes! DC Astronomy threads are back!
     
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    I swear we are gonna bump into other intelimigent life soon. How great would that be?
     
  8. Aernaroth

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    That depends on if they're more yoda and less yog-sothoth
     
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    This kind of research is a keystone in the further existance of the human race.

    Bravo Kepler, keep up the good work.
     
  10. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    I call dibs...on the one with...hot green chicks!
     
  11. Chaos Muffin

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    What if there was a planet full of dudes, and they came to get our chicks?

    We would be like "welcome to our planut"

    They'll be like "Peace earthlings, we come for your chicks"
    "all ur wimmins belong2 us ".

    paging Tom Cruise!
     
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    Hot Shot. Giving up on the fiction.

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    Pshh. You can have the green chicks. I call the planet with the blue ladies.


    Not the Avatar kind, BTW.
     
  14. Coeloptera

    Coeloptera Big, bad beetle-bot

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    What makes you think that?

    Earth went 3.5 billion years without any truly sapient life, and it's an open question how long we'll last in the big scheme of things (10,000 more years? 1 million? Still not talking "real" time there).

    But this is awesome. Goldilocks zone planets are apparently fairly common. Good to know since we will want them for later.

    - Coeloptera
     
  15. alfred p. sloan

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    Yeah, this seems like better news for us humans to find a new home rather than a chance at finding new life.
     

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