Space

Astronomers Find Hot, Puffy Version of Earth

KOI-314c

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Astronomers have spotted a hotter and puffier version of Earth circling a distant star.

The oddball exoplanet candidate KOI-314c is located about 200 light-years away and is roughly the same mass as Earth, but its extremely thick atmosphere makes the world about 60 percent larger than our home planet, scientists say.