#January2020

NASA’s TESS mission finds Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone. Which is rad and all, but like, it’s 100 light-years away

nasa tess earth sized planet habitable zone

On one hand, I want to be really stoked about NASA finding an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone. But, at the same time we’re doing a good job of toasting ourselves before we get anywhere near a planet 100 light-years away. You know?

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NASA’s exoplanet hunting TESS telescope captures mysterious supernova, going above and beyond its job

nasa exoplanet tess supernova

NASA’s TESS has spotted a mysterious supernova, friends! Said supernova left behind hydrogen, which, apparently, ain’t supposed to be found in a white dwarf.

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