Saturday, December 1, 2012

Yesterday's News

I was busy working in my garage, trying to clean it out before it sank to the center of the Earth. Sifting through various rocks I collected as a rock hound when I was younger, I found some that were wrapped in old newspapers. Out of curiosity, I decided to carefully unwrap these old grungy pages and see what was on them. I found something that unfurled my inner geek.

Newspaper article clip - Scientists: planet has been found - July 25 1991
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In the past, I've cited the list of extrasolar planets we've discovered in modern times. Let's just say that the list has grown a bit.

It's too bad I couldn't get it unwrinkled more. Below is a more full scan of the fragment.

Newspaper article full - Scientists: planet has been found - July 25 1991
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