What happens when Fraser Cain of Universe Today and Astronomy Cast brings together Universe Today's Nancy Atkinson, the Planetary Society's Emily Lakdawalla, Bad Astronomy's Phil Plait and yours truly to discuss today's revelations about Earth-size exoplanets? Worlds collide! Watch this experimental Google+ Hangout talk show and let us know if you want to see more of these.
More about extrasolar planets:
- Two Earth-size planets spotted around distant star
- Is there life on those worlds? Nope, too hot
- 'Major milestone' in search for Earth's twin
- Alien planets get pigeonholed
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