PBJ and PH2 b

In two seemingly unrelated stories, bread meets space. As in peanut-butter-and-jelly favorite, Wonder Bread, has found a home:

 Hostess has found a new home for most of its breads, including Wonder, Nature’s Pride and Merita.

Wonder Bread 8 Essential NutrientsThe bankrupt company maker of Twinkies, Devil Dogs and other snack cakes said late Friday that it selected bids by rival bakery Flower Foods Inc. to buy the breads for $390 million. Flower Foods, based in Thomasville, Ga., is best known for Tastykakes but also makes breads including Nature’s Own and Cobblestone Mill.

And an all-star team has discovered a new planet called PH2 b:

A moon around newly found planet PH2 b

A moon around PH2 b

Forty volunteers with the crowd-sourcing Planet Hunters project discovered the new planet candidates, which include 15 potentially habitable worlds and PH2 b, a Jupiter-size planet that the team confirmed to be in the habitable zone of its parent star.

There you go, PBJ and  PH2 b. One deliciously tasty, one astronomically distant.

5 thoughts on “PBJ and PH2 b

  1. My dad was a teacher raising four of us kids. On Sundays, he worked delivering Tasty Bread. It didn’t pay all that well, but we got all the free bread products we could eat – and we could eat a lot.

    • Wow, I love dedication like that. I used to bake bagels in college. And I probably ate far too many of them. i’ve hardly had a dozen since!

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