Boiling-Hot Planet Has Building Blocks Of Life

Astronomers have detected organic compounds — but not life — on a planet outside our solar system for the first time. The Jupiter-sized HD189733b, 63 light years away, has methane as well as water vapor, despite its proximity to its sun and atmospheric temperatures of 700 degrees Celsius. There's no way a planet that… » 2/11/08 2:30pm 2/11/08 2:30pm