New Earth-like planet – Kepler 452b

NASA today announced that they have found the closest match to an Earth like planet. It’s called Kepler 452b. More info below: All About Exoplanet Kepler-452b (Infographic)

SpaceRef: Kepler Finds 12 Earth-sized Worlds In Stellar Habitable Zones

Popular Science: Kepler 452b is the most Earth-like alien world yet

Popular Mechanics: Kepler Finds Earth’s Older Brother Planet

Nature: NASA spies Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting Sun-like star

Wikipedia: Kepler 452b