Exoplanet Discovered to Be Earth-Sized and Covered in Lava

By Adam Mann Astronomers have found that another world is quite similar to our own: It has a radius just 1.17 times and a mass only 1.9 times that of Earth. Though its size is familiar it has the troubling problem of orbiting about 100 times closer to its star than our own planet.

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Source: Wired