Astronomers Find Earthlike Planet, but It’s Infernally Hot
By KENNETH CHANG
Kepler-78b, a planet some 400 light-years away is the first Earth-size planet that seems to be made of the same mixture of rock and iron as Earth.
Published: October 31, 2013 at 4:00AM
via NYT Science http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/31/science/space/astronomers-find-earthlike-planet-but-its-infernally-hot.html