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New Google Doodle honours NASA’s latest discovery

It’s not often mother Earth discovers long lost relatives in outer space, but that’s largely what NASA has announced this week.

The space exploration association shed some light on a new planetary system circulating a distant star called Trappist-1. It’s a big discovery, especially since some of these planets are Earth-sized and could harbour life.

But that’s a bit of a hope more than a certainty for now.

Nevertheless, internet giant Google just couldn’t resist celebrating the achievement with a Doodle.

On the back of its adorable Valentine’s Day pangolin mini-game, the company’s latest Doodle is a little simpler.

Taking the form of looped clip, the Doodle tells the story of the landmark discovery, complete with an anthropomorphic Earth, adorable Moon and the lovable Trappist-1 clan.

Have a look at the full loop over on Google’s Doodle repository.

Author | Andy Walker: Editor

Andy Walker: Editor
Camper by day, run-and-gunner by night, Andy prefers his toast like his coffee -- dark and crunchy. Specialising in spotting the next big Instagram cat star, Andy also dabbles in smartphone and game reviews over on Gearburn. More