A while back I performed an experiment called build a better Solar System. The game was to make better use of the Solar System’s habitable real estate. In the game I was required to keep all of the Solar System’s planets (and large moons) and their orbital configurations. Just by switching the orbits of different … More Building the ultimate Solar System
That spanking new planet’s already a star. K-186 f, you know who you are. You’re making us wonder if we’re all alone. The planet out there in the habitable zone. I’ve been on the radio. Been on TV. Talking ‘bout the planet. Just what can we see? Just what do we know about this special … More Another planet in Kepler-186?
Here is a tale ’bout a bright star named Vega. For years, astronomers have combed through their data and discovered that Vega is more than a star. It’s surrounded by dust clouds: one near and one far. Next to the star is some dust that’s quite hot. We’ve only just found it. There isn’t … More Vega: a planetary poem