Astronomers Find Organic Molecules Around Gas Planet
Source: JPL/NASA Posted: 10/20/09 Peering far beyond our solar system, NASA has detected the basic chemistry for life in a second hot gas planet, advancing astronomers toward the goal of being able to characterize planets where life could exist.
Bursting The Sun's Bubble
Source: MIT Posted: 10/20/09 New observations indicate the heliosphere — the sun's sphere of influence — has a different shape than theorists had expected.
'To myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.'