Where's Isaac Asimov When You Need Him?

An international team of astronomers has located an Earthlike planet orbiting a star way the hell across the Milky Way. Representatives from the National Science Foundation say that this discovery is an important one in the ongoing quest to discover other life-supporting planets, in the hope of discovering life elsewhere in the universe.

Asked to comment, Earth scowled and replied that we can do what we want, but don't come begging for more clean water when we realize that travelling 20,000 light years necessitates defying the very concept of matter as we know it.


I know what you're thinking. Whatever, bitches.


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