Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Astronomers Detect First Light From Alien Planets



By John Johnson, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles Times
3-23-05

Astronomers have for the first time measured the reflected light of planets outside our solar system, a breakthrough that could advance the search for habitable worlds in deep space.

Two teams of researchers announced their findings Tuesday about two Jupiter-sized planets 153 and 489 light-years from Earth.

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