In the June 24 SN: Unlikely worlds around dim red stars, bacteria to the rescue, flamingos’ balancing act, Jupiter up close, hominid origins revisited, spacetime shakes again, ladybug wing origami 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.