April 24, 2007 5:26 AM PDT

Scientists spot most Earth-like planet yet

Astronomers speculate that a rocky planet roughly the same size and temperature of Earth exists about 20 light-years away.

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Its do able according to these scientist
Near Light Speed Space Travel

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Too fat
Even if we achieve near light speed for some useable spaceship and launch it within ten years, it will take 20 years for the information to get back to us. So in 50 years, in the best possible situation, we would have pics of a new world.
50 years is a loong time. Too long for those of us that will probably not be here by then (most of the world, according to statistics).
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