Steam Planet

TPM’s Carl Franzen:

Using NASA’s famed Hubble Space Telescope, scientists have determined that an alien world located just 40 light years from Earth is unlike anything previously found before: A world composed primarily of steam.

Scientists denied rumors that an intelligent inhabitant of this world has been discovered and named a “steam punk” … [/snark]

(The WordPress post editor has resumed fucking over the internals of the HTML version if you switch from HTML to Visual mode, including, in this case, outright removing a nonbreaking space in a quoted string. I think someone needs to fire their coder before s/he does any more harm…)

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  • jams o donnell (Shaun Downey)  On Wednesday February 22, 2012 at 3:35 pm

    A steam planet? Perhaps we should call it Planet Hammam

    • Steve  On Thursday February 23, 2012 at 10:05 am

      Shaun, based on what I’ve read, today’s investors don’t so much “take a bath” as “get a haircut”!

  • MandT  On Wednesday February 22, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    Maybe its a Mormon heaven planet named steamer.

    • Steve  On Thursday February 23, 2012 at 10:07 am

      MandT, I’m afraid I’m missing something… though I learned a lot of miscellaneous things by googling “mormon heaven” …

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