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Kepler-186f: The First Earth-size Habitable Zone Planet of Another Star

The diagram compares the planets of our inner solar system to Kepler-186, a five-planet star system about 500 light-years from Earth in the constellation Cygnus. The five planets of Kepler-186 orbit an M dwarf, a star that is is half the size and mass of the sun.  Image Credit: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech Kepler-186 and the…

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The future is here!

Jen was selected as one of the participants in the Google Glass Explorer project.  That means early testing of a new technology she’s very excited about!  There’s no official release date, although the rumors are end of 2013 or beginning of 2014.  It could make an awesome Christmas present. We don’t know when she’ll get her…

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