Link25 (149) – The Kepler 452b Edition

Are you ready? It’s been an entire week since our last Link25 and we know you’ve been eagerly anticipating this moment. As always we come to you with 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web. This week features everything from glowing ice cream to eye drops that can dissolve cataracts. Oh and by the way, NASA has found a planet that has been labeled ‘Earth’s Bigger, Older Cousin’ (yeah, that’s here too). So whatever you do you’ll be glad you didn’t miss Link25 (149) – The Kepler 452b Edition.

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NASA Finds 'Earth's Bigger, Older Cousin'

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(CNN)NASA said Thursday that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted “Earth’s bigger, older cousin”: the first nearly Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone of a star similar to our own.

Though NASA can’t say for sure whether the planet is rocky like ours or has water and air, it’s the closest match yet found.

“Today, Earth is a little less lonely,” Kepler researcher Jon Jenkins said.

The planet, Kepler-452b, is about 1,400 light-years from Earth in the constellation Cygnus. It’s about (click the title to read the full article).

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6ft Man in 6ft Giant Water Balloon - 4K - The Slow Mo Guys

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Best Dad Ever!

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Dog Regains Sight, Sees Family for the First Time

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This is Duffy, an Irish Terrier rescue who lost his sight because of his diabetes. After his family put him on medication, his diabetes stabilized, and Duffy qualified for surgery to regain his sight. Watch his amazing (Click on the title to read the full article).


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