By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/14/19 |

Scientists at the 235th meeting of the American Astronomical Society officially announced the discovery of an earth-sized planet in a distant solar system on January 6th.

The planet, designated TOI 700 d, is virtually the same size as Earth, and orbits its star at relatively the same distance our planet orbits our star, well within what’s known as ‘the habitable zone” — where conditions make life possible.

What’s more, the planet’s star, much like ours, is quite calm. In other words, unlike other earth-like planets discovered which have stars shooting out blasts…

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