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Teen Skepchick’s Reality Checks 12.07

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Mindy is an attorney and Managing Editor of Teen Skepchick. She hates the law and loves stars. You can follow her on Twitter and on Google+.


  1. December 7, 2011 at 11:57 am —

    That is like saying Venus is “Earth Like” for having similar mass and size to the Earth. Both planets are in the habitable zone, yet they couldn’t be any more different. How about we find out more about the planet before calling it “Earth like”.

  2. December 7, 2011 at 12:02 pm —

    Sorry if I sound like a party pooper. But I feel like what the medias are spreading around is misleading. That is why I really like Phil Plait’s article on it: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/12/05/kepler-confirms-first-planet-found-in-the-habitable-zone-of-a-sun-like-star/#more-41652

    • December 7, 2011 at 12:03 pm —

      Not a party pooper at all! Thanks for sharing a better article!

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