Originally posted by Nygdan
I think that they just mean that they are going to officially, ceremonially announce the discovery of that 'super earth' extremely large -rocky- planet, whereas most other extrasolar planets are gas giants.
yeah, that's what i'm expecting it to be. we've never found a rocky planet that large before, and i even think that a rocky planet that size was previously deemed impossible.
Originally posted by markjaxson
Damn i hate this Super-earth story i thought they was going to announce something never heard before!