Rachel Smalley will tell anyone in the NewstalkZB newsroom that she is the only “serious journalist” in the place.
Desperately unliked except by management, she is also desperately stupid.
After having a mad anti-gun rant at the start of her fill-in for Larry Williams she then, less than an hour later, has this statement to make about the discovery and naming of a new planet.
The details of the new “earth like” planet are:
NASA said Thursday that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted “Earth’s bigger, older cousin”: the first nearly Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone of a star similar to our own.
Though NASA can’t say for sure whether the planet is rocky like ours or has water and air, it’s the closest match yet found.
“Today, Earth is a little less lonely,” Kepler researcher Jon Jenkins said. Read more »