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The 8 Most Earth-Like Planets Scientists Have Discovered…So Far

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Ever wonder what the most earth-like planets in the universe are? Or, at least in this universe? Could you imagine life on any other planet than Earth? Well, while the possibility of this existing has neither been confirmed or denied, scientists have discovered several planets that hold some similarities to our mother land. While more research on the matter has to be undertaken, there are voices that have stated these planets could potentially support life.

The planets in our top 8 were ranked according to how they score on the Earth Similarity Index, a scale devised by researchers in an attempt to evaluate how habitable a certain planet is. Let’s take a look at the countdown.

No. 8: Gliese 581 d

Photo Credit: Tyrogthekreeper

Earth Similarity Index: 50%

While researching a star called Gliese 581 back in 2011, a team of French scientist came to the conclusion that one of the planets located on it, more specifically the fifth one, Gliese 581 d, had the potential to be inhabited.

No. 7: Mars

Photo Credit: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Earth Similarity Index: 64%

Our list would not have been complete without mentioning our little red neighbor. The closest celestial body to Earth also bears a decent resemblance to it, of about 64%.

See the rest of the most earth-like planets scientists have discovered:

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