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Tsaparis Tscience: David Bowie Receives His Own Constellation

Tsaparis Tscience: David Bowie Receives His Own Constellation
Posted at 9:09 AM, Jan 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-27 09:09:00-05

TALLAHASSEE (WTXL) - A ninth planet may have been discovered! According to researchers at the California Institute of Technology, it has a mass about 10 times the size of earth and is 20 times farther than Neptune. Here's the problem, this potential new planet hasn't been seen yet, but because of the movement pulling towards a central point in the distant Kuiper meteor belt, scientists think planet 9 must be out there. They describe what they've laid out as a treasure map, and now someone has to find the prize.

The movie interstellar may have been on to something when it showed Matthew Mcconaughey alive in a black hole. Scientists in the Czech Republic discovered planets orbiting a black hole that could sustain life. Some black holes have a temperature of absolute zero and act as a "cold sun". The rest of the universe around the planet is warmer; this temperature difference provides a source of energy which could allow life to exist.

The late, great, David Bowie has been given his own constellation in the night sky. It consists of 7 stars in the shape of his signature lightning bolt. Belgian astronomers announced this following the rock star's death two weeks ago. Unfortunately we won't be able to see it because it's only visible in the southern hemisphere.