Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Astronomers Detect First Light From Alien Planets

By John Johnson, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles Times

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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