Stargazers capture first picture of a planet with two suns just like Luke Skywalkers home planet of Tatooine in Star Wars

Stargazers capture first picture of a planet with two suns – just like Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine in Star Wars French astronomy team find object orbiting binary stars SMASS103(AB)b could be a so-called Tatooine worldDistance from suns suggest it is a planet formed from solar dust )” class=”blkBorder” /> Discovery: The binary stars appear to have a large object orbiting them (the circle and green arrow demonstrate the planets movement between 2002 and 2012) However, it is so massive that researchers are not sure yet if it is a failed star or an enormous planet. They say deciding its identity could teach us more about how stars and planets form

West Antarctic warming TWICE as fast as previously thought: Study raises the alarm over rise in sea levels

West Antarctic warming TWICE as fast as previously thought: Study raises new alarm over rise in sea levelsAverage temperatures have risen 2.4C since the Fifties, study showsWest Antarctic ice sheet contains enough water to raise sea by 3.3m Sea levels have risen by about 20cm (8in) over the past century By Damien Gayle PUBLISHED: 10:13 GMT, 24 December 2012 | UPDATED: 10:13 GMT, 24 December 2012 West Antarctica is warming almost twice as fast as previously believed, a new study shows, heightening fears of a catastrophic thaw that raise water levels from San Francisco to Shanghai.