Quite fascinating AND endlessly remarkable.
And costly beyond measure.
We Yanks have to provide opportunities for people trained in STEM (science, technology, etc).
Without a supply of such people, our war-making powers would atrophy.
Gigantic ring system around J1407b much larger, heavier than Saturn's
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 10:52 AM PST
Astronomers have discovered that the ring system that they see eclipse the very young Sun-like star J1407 is of enormous proportions, much larger and heavier than the ring system of Saturn.
A list that's unfortunately necessary: Beall's List of Predatory, Open-Access Publishers -- companies that masquerade as publishers of respected journals, but are actually vanity presses, printing articles for virtually anyone who'll pay their high fees, with sham or nonexistent "peer review".