Mark Swain

Mar. 21, 2008

Sensing the Atmosphere of Distant Planets

Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have been able to detect the chemical signature of methane in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a star 63 light-years away.

exoplanets, astrobiology, methane, astronomy

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Another Reason To Spike That Eggnog

\tIt is a question on the minds of many people this season: will adding alcohol to the homemade eggnog safeguard against salmonella? To find out, Science Friday teamed up with eggnog expert and microbiologist Vince Fischetti, who agreed to run some tests in his lab at The Rockefeller University. What did you think of the video?

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