Planet So Dark It Defies Explanation


ASTRONOMY
Planet So Dark It Defies Explanation[nationalgeographic.com]Aug 12, 2011
 
   A planet has recently been discovered by the Kepler telescope that reflects so little sunlight that hits it (less than 1 percent) that current models cannot explain how it's so dark. By contrast, most theories state that a planet has to reflect at least 10 percent of the light that hits it. This planet would be darker than black acrylic paint.
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