Archive for May 25th, 2010

Planet “My Life” (2010-5-25)

I just read intriguing news: http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100524/sc_afp/usscienceastronomy It seems the Hubble space telescope has found a planet (WASP-12b) 300 times the size of Earth, which is so close to its parent star that it only takes 24 hours to orbit.  Imagine – one earth day is a WASP-12b year!   This planet “has the highest known surface temperature of any planet in […]