This super-Earth is the first planet confirmed to have a permanent dark side

One side of the planet LHS 3844b (artist’s impression) is thought to be in perpetual daylight.Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (IPAC) Imagine if it were always night-time in the Western Hemisphere and always daytime in the Eastern Hemisphere, and the only way for Londoners to see the Sun was to fly to somewhere like Tokyo. In a … Read more