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Saturn's Moon Mimas and It's Mountain

Saturn’s Moon Mimas and It’s Mountain

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  1. Rob Grigjanis says

    So, NASA just found a bunch of earth-sized planets orbiting the TRAPPIST-1 star, three of which are in the goldilocks zone. Saw some nice artist impressions in the press conference. They should be available at the NASA website. More here.

  2. StevoR says

    @ ^ Rob Grigjanis & Nathan :

    There’s a good informative blog article about that here :

    Plus the always excellent BadAstronomer’s take on it here :

    As well as this entertaining interview with astrophysicist Brad Tucker from the Australian National University here :

    With a bonus Pluto discussion at the end where I almost completely agree. Note : I don’t think having more planets is a bad thing -- after all we just added a few more planets to our lists of knowledge today.

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