Even quicker way to add symbols to tweets

Further solidifying my title as "Workaround Sue" – Just copy one of these and paste it into your tweet. Here you go: ♥   ♡  ♪  ☺  ☹   ☮   ★   ❦  Quick 'n dirty. Even better, here's a long list with tons of symbols. A sampling: ♘  €  ☯  ☂  ☀  ☛ ✓... Continue Reading →

Rocky planet only 500 light-years away

Of course the travel guide says it's incredibly hot (2000C) on the day side and super-cold (-200C) on the night side, but it's still the first rocky planet confirmed outside our own solar system. The planet, CoRoT-7b, orbits the star CoRoT-7 in the Monoceros, or Unicorn, constellation. The names all get more sensible when you... Continue Reading →

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