My theory for how scientists make new planet names, which consist of random capitol and lowercase letters with some random numbers thrown in there, is they tickle a homeless Jewish man while he tries to type with his feet. Take the first twelve or so digits and voila! Planet name!
Anyway, it’s a pretty awesome breakthrough. The fact that we are now able to photographs is, according to Bruce Macintosh, crucial in finding a new Earth, which, according to Steven Hawking, is the only way mankind will survive beyond 200 years. Awesome!
The original article is here, so do yourself a favor and go check it out.