Explore the Alien Worlds of Our Galaxy [Infographic]

By Jason Fitzpatrick on December 6th, 2011

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 a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 12/6/11
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