Ford8-2019 Kepler Oil Painting

Ford8-2019 Kepler Oil Painting

Artist impression of NASA's Kepler space telescope

Artist’s impression of NASA’s Kepler space telescope, which discovered thousands of new planets. New research, using Kepler data, provides the most accurate estimate to date of how often we should expect to find Earth-like planets near sun-like stars.

IMAGE: NASA/Ames Research Center/W. Stenzel/D. Rutter