by Nell Boyce
Morning Edition, April 25, 2007 · Scientists have discovered a new planet in the constellation Libra. The small, rocky planet is special because it appears to have mild temperatures, like Earth. Researchers believe it looks like the first planet outside of our solar system that could be home to liquid water, and maybe even life.
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[image: an artist's illustration of the planet, which scientists think is either rocky, or covered with oceans. From NPR.org]