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MagazineJul 24, 2015
A planet remarkably similar to Earth has been discovered in a "habitable zone" around a distant sun-like star. The planet, which is about 60 percent bigger than Earth, is located about 1,400 light years away in the constellation Cygnus.
A NASA illustration compares Earth to a planet beyond the solar system that is a close match to Earth called Kepler-452b NASA/REUTERS