The Probability of Finding Aliens Is Now Three Times Higher

The total number of stars in the Universe "is likely three times bigger than realized." Yale University astronomer Pieter van Dokkum says there are "possibly trillions of Earths orbiting these stars," dramatically increasing the possibility of finding alien civilizations. » 12/02/10 12:45am 12/02/10 12:45am

Astronomers Take First Ever Pics of Other Planetary Systems

Huge astronomy news! For the first time EVER » 11/13/08 10:30pm 11/13/08 10:30pm, galaxy researchers have taken pictures of planets orbiting a sun-star, much like our own. The first, taken by the much beloved Hubble Telescope, shows a planet orbiting the bright southern star Fomalhaut, located 25 light-years away in the constellation Piscis Australis.…