Naked Astronomy

Naked Astronomy episode

Sun, 25th Sep 2011

Dark Planets and Dark Matter

Kepler 16-b - the planet with two suns (c) NASA/JPL-Caltech

Are the foundations of Dark Matter crumbling?  How can a planet be blacker than black paint?  What are the sunsets like on a planet with 2 suns? In this months Naked Astronomy, well discover Kepler-16b; a planet with two suns, we look to recent experimental results to see if the Cold Dark Matter theory still stands, and we explore the least reflective planet ever found...

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