Daily Archives: December 1, 2008

The spaces between the stars

Most, if not all astronomers will happily tell you that we can only see 4% of the Universe. 22% is believed to be the elusive dark matter, with the remaining 74% being assigned to the troublesome concept of dark energy. … Continue reading

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今日の緑さん

Did you know that Japanese is currently the most popular blogging language in the world? It surprised me, I must admit. According to The Telegraph, with several hundred million blog authors, there are more posts written in Japanese than in … Continue reading

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A fizzy hot Jupiter!

Recently there’s been a load of exoplanet news talked about in various blogs. One thing that caught my eye though, was something about CO2 being discovered in the atmosphere of an exoplanet – HD 189733b. This planet’s atmosphere is full … Continue reading

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