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Comment of the Day: 'NASA Discovers a Water World --A 'New Species' "Unlike Any Planet We Know Of'

"Gas giants, terrestrial planets, and now superfluid worlds...intelligent alien life would most certainly be completely different then us. This is why it's proving so difficult for us to detect them. They're so radically different from us not only from a...
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New Clues Discovered to Detect Alien Planets (A Weekend Feature)

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (5 years ago)

Finding alien worlds is an idea older than science-fiction itself. The problem is how planets are exceptionally difficult to spot at the best of times, what with being small dull rocks insanely far away, never mind their nasty habit... Read Post

NewsAlert: NASA Discovers a Water World --A 'New Species' "Unlike Any Planet We Know Of"

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (2 years ago)

"GJ1214b is like no planet we know of. A huge fraction of its mass is made up of water." Zachory Berta, astronomer with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Our solar system contains three types of planets: rocky, terrest... Read Post

Two suns in the sunset

Academics : The Endeavour (3 years ago)

NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered a planet orbiting two stars, something like Tatooine in Star Wars. However, unlike Tatooine, this planet is a gas giant about the size and mass of Saturn. But if you had a place to stand near the... Read Post


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