New Planets Discovered


This blog is all about escape: escape from the cold and the mundane, to run to the tropics; to escape to worlds of wonder; to escape to times not our own; to escape from the confines of our little planet, if only via the spacecraft of our imagination.

However, astronomers are escaping every day, casting their gaze out toward the stars, using the tools of contemporary technology; and they’ve found a wealth of other planets, including one that is “rocky” like Earth, and not even twice our size, so it’s not a gas giant or a super-Earth.

Here’s the USAToday article.

I want to go.