Random Thoughts on the Universe

Sunday, October 10, 2010

This is a very Special Day!

Or maybe not...

But it is 10.10.10 (October 10,2010) and if that is taken as binary, it transforms into 42! And as we all know 42 is the answer to the ultimate question :D

Friday, October 01, 2010

A New Earth?

There is an interesting new result from the astronomy community. It seems that they have found a planet about 20 million lightyears away that is in the perfect zone in its system so that it could have liquid water and temperatures that support life.

Considering that only fifteen years ago there were no known planets outside of our system, this is quite an accomplishment. Of course it doesn't guarantee that it has life on it, but it is perhaps the best candidate yet.

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