Tuesday Link Rundown

Today, we explore actual advances in the field of science.

 

I’m a little late to the party, but this is still fascinating. Nasa has discovered 7 exoplanets orbiting a dwarf star. They’re calling the system TRAPPIST-1. I don’t support Neil deGrasse Tyson’s proposal to name them after the 7 dwarfs. Imagine: planet Grumpy.

 

NASA’s Explanation

 

Here’s something else I’ve seen popping up here and there- a new theorized quasiparticle.

Eurekalert

 

And this is pretty cool- a new primate has been discovered.

 

Primate Teeth

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