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Explore the Alien Worlds of Our Galaxy [Infographic]

Yesterday NASA announced the discovery of a planet in a habitable zone around a distant star. This distant planet, Kepler22-b, is but one of the many types of planets we’ve discovered.

Check out the above infographic for the run down on all the different kinds of alien planets we’ve discovered or hit up Space.com to read more about the Earth-like planet Kepler22-b.

Planets Large and Small Populate Our Galaxy [via Mashable]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 12/6/11

Comments (3)

  1. Mars11

    That galaxy’s a barred spiral. While the Milky Way is a spiral. :\

  2. bobro

    Mars11.. im confused by your point?

  3. Absolution

    Clearly his point is thus; that image is NOT the Milky Way

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