It's a special episode of Buzzed Out Loud, where Darren Kitchen is high on pain meds and refusing to get a car and we're high on good news--from Chilean mine rescues to Google do-gooding. Also, Digg is hoping that the Coke Classic approach will help stop the bleeding. --MollySubscribe: iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (320x180) | iTunes (640x360) | RSS (MP3) | RSS (320x180) | RSS (640x360)… Read more
A team of astronomers said today that they've discovered the first solid example of a planet outside our solar system that could sustain life.
The planet, Gliese (pronounced "GLEE-zuh") 581g, orbits a star about 20 light-years away from Earth and is just the right distance from the star to enjoy temperatures that are hospitable to water in liquid form--and that are thus, researchers said, hospitable to life.
"Our findings offer a very compelling case for a potentially habitable planet," Steven Vogt, professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of California at Santa Cruz and … Read more