Discovered ‘Earth’ 100 light years from us

Scientists have discovered a planet completely covered by water, 100 light-years from Earth.

In an Aug. 25 publication in the journal Astronomy, the scientists said they are currently spending time observing more TOI-1452 b.

The team hopes that in the near future, using NASA’s new $10 billion James Webb space telescope, it will uncover new and exciting information about the exoplanet.

Initially, a team of scientists from the Institute for Exoplanet Research (iREx) used NASA’s TESS space telescope to survey the entire sky, in search of planetary systems close to Earth.