NASA unveils 10 new worlds humans could one day call home (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

NASA’s Kepler space telescope team have identified 219 new planet candidates, ten of which could prove to be humanity’s next great hopes of life among the stars.

The exoplanets, planets which occupy space outside of our solar system, are all near-Earth size and occupy the habitable zones of their star systems where liquid water, the precursor for life, would pool on the surface rather than freeze.

The identified planets occupy the ‘goldilocks’ zone in orbit around their neighboring stars.

The Kepler team’s findings were presented at a news conference Monday at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, California and later published online.

Source: NASA unveils 10 new worlds humans could one day call home (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

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