Third Rock from the Sun

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News update today – from the NY Times: “7 Earth-Size Planets Identified in Orbit Around a Dwarf Star”

How cool is that? Only 40 light years away, these planets could potentially harbor life. ALF, Vulcans, Mork? OK, so maybe my alien life form references have been overshadowed by my television viewing habits. Maybe.

But isn’t it kind of comforting to think that we aren’t alone?

 

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