Astronomy: Earth twin spotted in habitable zone
Nature 508, 7497 (2014). doi:10.1038/508434e
Astronomers have discovered a planet that is a similar size to Earth orbiting a cool, dim star at just the right distance for liquid water to exist. It is the most Earth-like planet found so far that could potentially host life.A team led by
Astronomy: Art of the eclipse
Nature 508, 7496 (2014). doi:10.1038/508314a
Authors: Jay M. Pasachoff & Roberta J. M. Olson
As the next solar eclipse approaches, Jay M. Pasachoff and Roberta J. M. Olson ponder how artists from the early Renaissance onwards have interpreted the phenomenon.