In the October 1 SN: Meet the SN 10 — up-and-coming scientists exploring big questions, Tasmanian devils resist an epidemic of cancer, the ebb and flow of one man’s microbiome, oldest fossils, Juno’s first closeups of Jupiter and more.
In the 13
years since the first discovery of a planet orbiting a sunlike star outside our
solar system, astronomers have found about 300 such “extrasolar” planets, but
still have no pictures of any of them.