Earth has a cousin

On Friday July 24, NASA announced the discovery of Kepler 452b, a planet with characteristics similar to earth. Kepler 452b currently takes 385 days (slightly longer than our year) to orbit a sun-like star that is 1.5 billion years older…

Time Goes By So Slowly

Time is slowing down. Seriously. The Earth’s days are getting longer. I learned this when I looked into why post-market stock exchange trading closed five minutes early on Tuesday, June 30. The answer derives from the fact that the Earth’s…