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Photo: The Pacific Ocean Is Really Obnoxiously Big


Size is really a hard concept to grasp unless you have an object of known size to compare it with. This shot of the Pacific Ocean from space illustrates just how entirely massive this body of water is. Don't make a "Yo momma so fat..." joke, Andrew. Don't do it!

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Scientists May Have Discovered Earth’s Twin

kepler 22b

Astronomers have an exciting announcement -- a planet about 600 light years away has been discovered in a "habitable zone", which means it could potentially support life. The planet has a 260-day orbit, which puts it right in the middle of the "habitable zone" around a distant star.

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