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

NRA condemned after its astonishing response to Sandy Hook massacre calling for schools to arm themselves

'The most revolting, tone deaf statement I've ever seen.': NRA condemned after its astonishing response to Sandy Hook massacre calling for schools to arm themselvesRepublicans and Democrats unite in their criticism of the National Rifle Association after the powerful group claimed that school should have armed guards to protect against a Sandy Hook style attackNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg weigh in with their opposition to the NRA's proposalsThe statement made by the NRA's chief executive Wayne LaPierre has been called 'haunting and disturbing' | UPDATED: 12:02 GMT, 22 December 2012 Politicians and gun-control advocates have reacted with barely concealed outrage and disbelief after the National Rifle Association called for armed guards in every school and pointed the finger of blame at rap music, films and video games for firearm violence. In the hours following the highly-anticipated remarks by the NRA's chief executive Wayne LaPierre, figures from both sides of the political spectrum weighed in to disagree with his assertion that the no-weapons policies at schools put children's lives at risk. Former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele called the NRA's remarks 'very haunting and very disturbing' and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told reporters on Friday that he did not agree with placing armed guards in school

Living near a busy road may double the risk of autism, researchers warn

Living near a busy road may double the risk of autism, researchers warn Exposure to air pollution in the womb or during the first year of life was linked to a dramatic increase chances of having the disorderChildren from homes with the highest traffic pollution levels were three times more at risk | UPDATED: 23:40 GMT, 26 November 2012 Living near a busy road could double the risk of childhood autism, warn scientists. They found exposure to air pollution in the womb or during the first year of life was linked to a dramatic increase in a child’s chances of having the disorder