New Planet Could Sustain Life

By Scott Sarvay

October 1, 2010 Updated Oct 1, 2010 at 5:37 PM EDT

OUTERSPACE (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Astronomers have announced they have discovered an earth like planet that could support the crucial conditions needed for life to exist.

The new planet sits directly in the middle of what is referred to as the “habitable.” A big difference from the nearly 500 other planets astronomers have found outside earth's solar system.

It also is in earth's galactic neighborhood, suggesting that plenty of earth-like planets circle other stars.

What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

© Copyright 2016, A Quincy Media broadcasting station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.