Artist's impression of Kepler 186f
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'Most Earth-like planet' discovered

18 April 2014 Last updated at 18:28 BST

The most Earth-like planet yet has been discovered, say scientists.

The planet is thought to be a little bigger than Earth and most importantly has the potential to hold liquid water - an essential ingredient for life.

It was spotted by the Kepler telescope and therefore has been given the catchy name of Kepler 186f.