posted on Jan, 7 2013 @ 01:25 PM
Aren't there supposedly billions upon billions of planets in this universe? Is this really that big of news when they find one? I feel like its
comparable to going to a beach and finding a grain of sand. It's expected...
I guess finding new planets is cool to a certain degree, I just don't see what the big deal is tho knowing that we'd have no shot of reaching any of
I guess if someone could explain the significance to me, I'd appreciate it. I guess we are to assume that one day we will have a space craft that will
be able to travel light years to reach these, but that just sounds like science fiction to me right now knowing that going to the moon is a
Side note- Please excuse my ignorance on this subject. If this is a great finding than AWESOME!
edit on 7-1-2013 by jhn7537 because: (no reason