A new type of alien world some 40 light-years away has been detected by Hubble. Pictured in this artist's conception, the watery super-Earth orbits a red dwarf star, and is believed to have a thick atmosphere. More here.
Dr. Bill Miller, a physician in academic and private practice for over 30 years, discussed how the self is composed of a vast interdependent network of cells and microbial ecologies.
In the latter half, space historian and C2C Science Advisor Robert Zimmerman provided updates on various space missions and news, and technological developments.