Just Found: The Planet From Another Galaxy

Scientists have discovered the first planet from another galaxy, sort of.

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  • Russia charging NASA $70 million per rocket seat
    NASA is blaming Congress for the need to pay $424 million more to Russia to get U.S. astronauts into space. More
  • One flight closer to space tourism
    Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
  • U.S. plans to drop gray wolves from endangered list
    The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed. Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times. More
  • New calls to rename Higgs boson
    One of the scientists who developed the theory of the Higgs boson says the particle should be renamed to acknowledge the contributions of others involved in the work. More
  • Video: Would you take 1-way trip to Mars?
    A Dutch company is now accepting applications for brave men and women who would like to go to Mars. More
  • Africa’s heritage sites are in peril as planet heats up
    Climate change impacts, from higher temperatures to worsening floods, now threaten to condemn these and dozens more African landmarks to the history books.
    12/3/2022 - 3:05 pm | View Link
  • Young voters chose the planet's future
    New Mexico’s clean energy future won at the ballot box. Voters rejected politicians who were backed by millions of dollars in campaign spending from fossil fuel companies ...
    12/3/2022 - 2:00 pm | View Link
  • William speaks of his faith the world can ‘repair and regenerate our planet’
    *SEE RESTRICTIONS* The Prince of Wales has likened his faith that the world can “repair and regenerate our planet” to the belief of former US President John F Kennedy that man could land on the moon.
    12/3/2022 - 9:08 am | View Link
  • Planet survival sim Stranded: Alien Dawn's first "major" early access update is here
    Stranded: Alien Dawn is a planet survival sim placing the "fate of a small marooned group in your hands". Whilst only out in early access for a few months, it currently boasts a "very positive" score ...
    12/3/2022 - 4:52 am | View Link
  • 5 times designers and architects worked to help the planet in 2022
    Imagine a world where architecture is not one of the world’s most polluting industries, but instead has a positive impact on both people and the planet. At Mashable, we've long celebrated architecture ...
    12/2/2022 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Planet
    Planet The eight known planets of the Solar System, according to the IAU definition : The terrestrial planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars The giant planets Jupiter and Saturn ( gas giants) Uranus and Neptune ( ice giants) Shown in order from the Sun and in true color. Sizes are not to scale.
    12/1/2022 - 10:38 am | View Website
  • Planet Minecraft Community | Creative fansite for everything Minecraft!
    What is Planet Minecraft. We're a community of Minecraft players sharing content and experiences in the game. We aim to support the game and the creative community that plays it in as many ways possible. In addition to content sections, we host Minecraft contests, events, community events and our members never fail to entertain. Overall, we're having fun playing Minecraft and getting to know each other through our work and interactions.
    11/30/2022 - 7:36 pm | View Website
  • What is a Planet? | Planets – NASA Solar System Exploration
    A planet is a celestial body that (a) is in orbit around the Sun, (b) has sufficient mass for its self-gravity to overcome rigid body forces so that it assumes a hydrostatic equilibrium (nearly round) shape, and (c) has cleared the neighbourhood around its orbit.
    11/30/2022 - 5:24 am | View Website
  • What Is a Planet?
    According to the IAU, a planet is a celestial body that: is in orbit around a star. has enough mass for its own gravity to give it a round shape. has cleared away other objects that lie in or near its orbit. There are eight planets in the solar system. A dwarf planet is a celestial body that: is in orbit around a star.
    11/30/2022 - 5:17 am | View Website
  • Planet | Definition, Characteristics, & Facts | Britannica
    planet, (from Greek planētes, “wanderers”), broadly, any relatively large natural body that revolves in an orbit around the Sun or around some other star and that is not radiating energy from internal nuclear fusion reactions.
    11/30/2022 - 12:02 am | View Website
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