‘The Orville’ Season 3 episode 9 is a bombardment on the senses

Warning: Spoilers ahead for “The Orville” season 3, episode 9 Wow, if you thought there was a lot crammed into last week’s episode — and there was — then hold onto your potatoes, the season 3 penultimate episode, entitled “Domino” surpasses that and then some. While not quite as long in running time as the … Read more

Fragile orbits of seven exoplanets could survive only limited early bombardment — ScienceDaily

Seven Earth-sized planets orbit the star TRAPPIST-1 in near-perfect harmony, and US and European researchers have used that harmony to determine how much physical abuse the planets could have withstood in their infancy. “After rocky planets form, things bash into them,” said astrophysicist Sean Raymond of the University of Bordeaux in France. “It’s called bombardment, … Read more