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New Study Reveals Nearly 1,300 Likely Planets

The U.S. space agency NASA says it has found nearly 1,300 planets orbiting stars outside our solar system, and nine of those are orbiting at the right distance from their stars to sustain life. NASA announced Tuesday that its Kepler space telescope has validated 1,284 planets among 4,300 potential planets identified by a new statistical analysis of possible planets in space. Paul Hertz, NASA's director of astrophysics, said the research is important to help scientists figure out if...

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