NASA announces discovery of 104 new planets outside solar system
i. NASA has announced the discovery of 104 new planets outside our solar system including four that could have Earth-like, rocky surfaces.
ii. Scientists discovered the exoplanets in Hawaii using Kepler space telescope.
iii. The unmanned Kepler mission has been scanning 150,000 stars in the Cygnus constellation for signs of orbiting bodies, particularly those that might be able to support life.