Extrasolar Planetary System Suggests Our Own Isn’t That Special

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NASA’s Kepler spacecraft has discovered the three smallest exoplanets ever detected. All of them are smaller than Earth, and the smallest is no larger than Mars. These newly discovered exoplanets actually form a miniature planetary system, which orbits a cool, dim red dwarf star called KOI-961.

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