Dynamite shared a link from bbc.co.uk
Jul 11, 13 8:01pm
Best Planet: "The atmosphere is a scorching 1,000C, and it rains glass, sideways, in howling 7,000km-per-hour winds."


For the first time, astronomers have determined the true colour of a planet orbiting another star. The world, known as HD189733b, has a deep azure hue - probably the result of silicate (glass) rain in the atmosphere, which scatters blue light. Detail...

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Chris Jul 11, 13
Was reading this article earlier. It sounds simply amazing. Us Brits can never moan about the rain again though
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tekmosis Jul 11, 13
Prince needs to do a song called Glass Rain.