In the June 23 SN: Emmy Noether gets her due, the 411 on ancestry testing, bonobo birthing buddies, a mysterious neutrino surplus, the oldest known lizard fossil, genetic genealogy in police work, Pluto’s dunes 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.