from the it's-like-the-earth-baby dept.
jrb writes "For the first time, a small planet (i.e. non-gas giant sized) has potentially been found outside the solar system, helped by a gravitational lensing effect that magnified it. The BBC is carrying the full story. "
"'Tis true, 'tis pity, and pity 'tis 'tis true."
-- Poloniouius, in Willie the Shake's _Hamlet, Prince of Darkness_