Kepler Space Telescope again does not disappoint. On Monday, during a press conference at the Joseph Ames Research Center, NASA announced the discovery of 219 new candidates for the planet. Even more exciting is the fact that 10 of them seem to resemble Earth in size and be in the ecosphere of their stars. This means that on their surface there may be water, and consequently, life.
In total, the Kepler Space Telescope identified 4034 candidates for the planet, of which 2335 were officially recognized as exoplanets. The telescope found them, observing as many as 200,000 stars. About 50 of the observed planets resemble Earth.