2 Earth-size planets spotted around distant star

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  • A1994 Centerville, UT
    Dec. 20, 2011 5:23 p.m.

    @IMAN

    Multiple worlds with inhabitants is part of the Latter-day Saint doctrine. It seems perfectly logical to me that there would be more than one 'Earth' in the Universe. It boggles the mind to think what/who might be out there.

  • hapticz New York, NY
    Dec. 20, 2011 5:15 p.m.

    lol, and if there is 'life' there as we know it, let's spend a few quadrillion bucks, send these adventurers there, (comfortably out of our hair for good), so we can spend whats left taking care of our own sweet turf. mind you, our current turf is tested and approved for daily use. it hasn't turned on us yet, but it seems the air is getting dirty and the water is getting muddied, not to mention the other creatures we were supposed to be caretakers of (they seem to be going extinct faster than ice melts).

  • IMAN Marlborough, MA
    Dec. 20, 2011 1:21 p.m.

    Confirmation of life on another planet might cause serious consternation in some people. It would be interesting to see if/how the various religions of the world would "spin" it.

  • Silly Rabbit Small Town, USA, UT
    Dec. 20, 2011 1:13 p.m.

    Well if we think we are the only life in this vast universe then we as earthlings are really narcisistic............ of course there is life out there but sometimes I wonder if there is any humanity here on this planet........

  • RanchHand Huntsville, UT
    Dec. 20, 2011 12:06 p.m.

    It would be fascinating to be able to see these planets close up and determine if there is life or not. With the vastness of the universe, the absence of life, other than on Earth, would be extremely surprising to me. I expect that there's probably life out there besides our own planet.