A yellow star in the Big Dipper's bowl bears a striking resemblance to our
Sun, say astronomers in Australia. It may therefore have a planet like
Earth, so they suggest scientists search the star for signs of intelligent
life. For the full story, see http://KenCroswell.com/HD98618.html .
Other recent stories:
The Horsehead Nebula is Rotating (Jan 31, 2006):
Andromeda's Newest Satellite Galaxy (Jan 29, 2006):
Most Stars Are Single (Jan 19, 2006):
The Tenth Planet's First Anniversary (Jan 5, 2006):
First Direct Distance to Andromeda (Nov 4, 2005):
A not-so-recent story, but perfect for the month of March:
Regulus is Oblate (Jan 19, 2005):
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