September 12, 2011

Fifty New Alien Worlds Revealed

Alan Boyle, writing for

"Astronomers announce the discovery of more [than] 50 new planets beyond our solar system, including 16 that are just a notch above our own planet."

We're still in an early phase of discovering Earth-like planets outside our solar system, but I have the feeling that one of these days we're going to discover something fascinating out there.