News tagged with planetary surface

Tatooine-like planet discovered (w/ video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Although cold and gaseous rather than a desert world, the newfound planet Kepler-16b is still the closest astronomers have come to discovering Luke Skywalker's home world of Tatooine. Like ...

Sep 15, 2011
4.5 / 5 (13) 42 | with audio podcast