Archive | May, 2007

Dating Stars: HE 1523-0901

When trying to date a star, many websites state the problem is often best to approached with sweet words, lots of bling, and paparazzi repellent. A stint in the right rehab facility might increase your odds of success, and playing sports professionally has also worked for many individuals. To my mind, however, if you want […]

All the news that tried to escape

Today’s American Astronomical Society news feed brought me a small handful of press releases. Three releases (1, 2, 3) all related to the approximate mapping of the exoplanet HD 189733b and the discovery that exoplanet HD149026b is the hottest known world. Cool. The forth and final press release I received was also planetary science related, […]