Yes, “a team of planet-hunting scientists say they’ve discovered a planet 20 light years from earth that could be the most earth-like body ever found.” That planet is called Gliese 581-G and it takes approximately 37-days to orbit its sun. Video after the break. Click here for more pictures.
It’s unknown whether water actually exists on the planet, and what kind of atmosphere it has. But because conditions are ideal for liquid water, and because there always seems to be life on Earth where there is water, Vogt believes “that chances for life on this planet are 100 percent.”
[via HuffingtonPost – DailyMail]