Your daily dose of astronomy-related links and news from around the web:
- Two planets larger than Earth could be lurking in the outer region of the Solar System according to two new studies published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
- Is crowdfunding a viable option for paying for astronomical research?
- The British long-thought-lost Beagle 2 lander has been found intact on the surface of Mars.
- Kepler discovers an Earth-sized planet that could be just the right temperature for liquid water to exist on its surface.
- Bad Astronomer, Phil Plait, has launched a new educational video series called Crash Course Astronomy.