In the March 4 SN: Search for sustainable catalysts, deflating cancer’s defenses, species miscounts, frog spit secrets, an acrobatic bat robot, coconut-cracking crabs, baffling X-ray bump, neutron’s elusive lifetime, Zika’s baby photo 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.