Monday, 3 June 2013

Kepler is dead. Long Live Kepler!

The Search for Habitable Planets: Kepler Mission
I was rather hoping that the Kepler mission would find an earth-like planet, with life, in my own lifetime.  Sadly, though, the mission is now lost.
But scientists are upbeat.  At a recent meeting at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the mood was "jovial", "festive", and "energized".
Read why here.