On Wednesday, a team of astronomers revealed the discovery of a planetary system less than 40 light years away containing seven Earth-sized planets. The system's star is an ultracool dwarf, TRAPPIST-1, which is nothing to write home about—but astronomers gradually realized that the system has a plethora of planets, and that three of them could support water oceans on their surface.
Google, as it often does, commemorated the discovery with a Doodle:
Google Doodles have been around nearly as long as the search engine itself, with the first one commemorating Burning Man back in 1998:
from Google’s latest space-themed Doodle is exceptionally clever