Google hails NASA's exoplanets discovery, doodles

29 days ago | 23-02-2017 | IBNS

Mountain View, Feb 23 : Tech giant Google on Thursday dedicated a doodle to celebrate NASA's latest discovery, where the agency found out about seven Earth-like exoplanets.

The planets are orbiting a star named TRAPPIST-1.

Speaking about the discovery, Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters told media, The discovery gives us a hint that finding a second Earth is not just a matter of if, but when.

He also termed it as very promising for the search for life beyond our solar system.

Earth to #TRAPPIST1...we read you loud and clear. Thanks @NASA for this cosmic discovery! #GoogleDoodle, a tweet from the Google Doodle account read.

NASA Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech