Natalie Batalha, Research Astronomer, NASA Ames Research Center
*** Life in the Goldilocks Zone ***
Discoveries by NASA’s Kepler Mission suggest there are billions of potentially habitable worlds in the Milky Way galaxy. What has the study of planets within and beyond the Solar System taught us about our own planet Earth? And what’s next in the search for life beyond the Solar System?
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