This week, NASA launched a new mission to the Moon and announced a new rocket design to take humans as far as Mars. Also, scientists discovered another planet that just might be able to support life. I covered those stories in posts earlier this week. Here’s some of the exciting science news I didn’t talk about.
- Planet Like “Star Wars” Tatooine Discovered Orbiting 2 Suns from Space.com.
- NASA Finds “Death Star” Blasting Planet With X-Rays from National Geographic.
- Astronomer: 3 Reasons We Can’t Blow Up a Planet Sci-Fi Style from Blastr.
- Behind the Scenes of NASA’s Upcoming MMORPG from Universe Today.
- Robot Journalist Will Snag Pulitzer By 2016, Predicts Robot-Journalist Programmer from Popular Science.
- Astronomy Photographer of the Year from the National Maritine Museum.