writes "The BBC News site has an article about how astronomers have found several new planets including some that have a similar distribution to our own Solar System. They are finding planetary systems that are more and more like the one in which the Earth resides. It's only a matter of time until the Terrestrial Planet Finder program gets going and finds another Earth."
There's another story
on space.com. Update: 06/13 21:51 GMT
: Space News
have stories as well, with spiffy graphics and artists' renderings and so on.