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'From science fiction to science fact'

Original post made on Dec 11, 2013

Discovering that something from science fiction is real is no ordinary feat. Laurance Doyle, an astrophysicist at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, put in years of research, and now he can say that something only seen on movie screens really exists -- a planet orbiting two suns.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 2:09 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by Martin Omander, a resident of Rengstorff Park
on Dec 11, 2013 at 10:33 pm

Amazing discovery! And doubly cool that it happened right in our backyard. Go science!


Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 12, 2013 at 3:03 pm

Way to go!

Good job.


Posted by Kirk, a resident of another community
on Dec 14, 2013 at 1:59 pm

Nice work, the best part of it, is the perseverance it takes to stay with it until you find what you are looking for. Best wishes, to an old class mate from CJUHS. JKM


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