Today the Griffith Observatory has announced that they have spotted a planet that is eerily similar to Earth. It is believed that this planet, 74N-45GX, contains large bodies of water on the surface and shows signs of geothermal activity. This means that it may not only contain some form of life, but also that it could be our future home. As we continue the space race and plan to build colonies on the Moon and eventually Mars, the day will come that we leave our cozy solar system and depart for 74N-45GX. As for the name, the Griffith Observatory has issued out a challenge to come up with a good one to replace the temporary label. If you want to join in on this competition, visit their site here.
Edit: April Fools’ Day of course!