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Earth 2.0: How Twitter reacted to NASA’s latest discovery

NASA researchers announced that the new planet is the closest that we can "call home". What makes the discovery more exciting is that it orbits a star at the same distance as earth orbits sun.

By: Express Web Desk | Bhubaneswar, New Delhi | Updated: July 24, 2015 9:55:11 pm

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After New Horizon’s historic Pluto flyby, Earth 2.0 was among the trends worldwide on Twitter thanks to NASA’s Kepler discovering an earth-like planet located 1,400 light years from our own, in the Constellation Cygnus, or swan.

NASA researchers announced that the new planet is the closest that we can “call home”. What makes the discovery more exciting is that it orbits a star at the same distance as earth orbits sun.

“Today the Earth is a little less lonely because there’s a new kid on the block,” Jenkins said during a news conference.

Here are some of the reaction from Twitter users

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