Cloud Behavior Expands Habitable Zone of Alien Planets


A planet with clouds and surface water orbits a red dwarf star in this artist’s conception of the Gliese 581 star system. New findings from the University of Chicago and Northwestern University show that planets…

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TV review: Horizon: Seeing Stars; Safebreakers and Only Connect


Not even drop-dead good looks and boyish enthusiasm could save Brian Cox from the first law of science on TV. No matter how hard you try, you can’t make cutting-edge astrophysics intelligible for the scientifically…

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