Two bits of space news..both amazing

It thinks it can.. it thinks it can.. Apparently ISON is going to surive the encounter with the sun.. if that is the case, scientists are saying a dazzling spectacle may unfold in the skies above it. Read more here.
And ..

Just imagine a strange and lonely planet–six times the size of Jupiter.. SIX TIMES! It exists.. and it does not revolve around a star. Instead it’s a free-floating young planet.. There are so many things we don’t know..