Canadian astronomers discover the world’s smallest planet!

The ABC reports on this momentously tiny discovery:

According to the scale bar, the planet is only 1/10 of 1 inch in diameter.

tiny tiny tiny planet

I wonder if Paul Davies has begun scouring its 50 square mm surface for signs of intelligent life?

From the Astro-something Department

Jupiter has re-appeared from behind the sun, where it’s been hiding since late last year…

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