Science, Space

Artificial Intelligence, NASA Data Used to Discover Eighth Planet Circling Distant Star (Video)

WASHINGTON—(ENEWSPF)—December 15, 2017

By: Felicia Chou and Alison Hawkes

Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, with the recent discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, a Sun-like star 2,545 light-years from Earth. The planet was discovered in data from NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope.

The newly-discovered Kepler-90i – a sizzling hot, rocky planet that orbits its star once every 14.4 days – was found using machine learning from Google . . .

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