Archives for January 12, 2012

Watch this then get to work. This bill is up for consideration now. Do something: Call the Senate switchboard at 202-224-3121 Ask for your Senators and make your voice heard Ask your friends to call too Keep calling every week until this important bill passes Report your call here Thanks Al Franken for introducing this…

Does every star have planets?

According to one study, yes. Using a technique called gravitational microlensing, an international team found a handful of exoplanets that imply the existence of billions more. The findings were released at the 219th American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting, alongside reports of the smallest “exoplanets” ever discovered. Gravitational microlensing is a method that uses the gravity…