Astronomer and Professor of Astronomy at UC Berkeley Geoffrey Marcy poses with Rose, one of his chickens, at his home in Berkeley, California, Friday, May 09, 2014. In April, NASA’s orbiting Kepler telescope discovered Kepler-186f, a planet believed by astronomers to be the most Earth-like planet yet detected. The planet is 500 light-years from Earth in the constellation Cygnus. Dr. Marcy has been studying and searching for exoplanets for decades.
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