Wednesday, April 25, 2007


New planet alert! A nice big, temperate planet capable of sustaining water in liquid form (and we all know what possibilities that opens up) has been found lurking a mere 20 light years away.

artist's impression of the planetary system around Gliese 581
What the new planet might look like.

Unfortunately, it's too small for imaging to work. So we make do with pixels.

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