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Postcard from Spitzer: weather on 2MASSJ22282889-431026 is hot and cloudy

Long distance weather reports are now a commonality. The report for 2MASSJ22282889-431026 is somewhat unusual. It forecasts wind-driven, planet-sized clouds, with the light varying in time, brightening and dimming about every 90 minutes. The clouds on 2MASSJ22282889-431026 are composed of hot grains of sand, liquid drops of iron, and other exotic compounds. Definitely not the first […]

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The origins of life: made on Earth or not?

Two recent discoveries have strengthened the hypothesis that life on earth may have originated from organic material seeded by asteroids and meteorites.  The first comes from a new analysis of 12 meteorites and the second of dust from an asteroid.  The case for this has been building since the 1960s when scientists first started analysing […]

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