NASA scientists caused a stir when they announced the discovery of seven previously unknown Earth-sized planets on Wednesday.
And with the TRAPPIST-1 solar system a mere 39 light years away, it didn’t take long for hundreds of Twitter users to declare they’d be moving there to escape Donald Trump’s presidency:
Some tweeters took a different approach by suggesting that Trump could himself be sent there, alone, as a test:
Others used the news to throw shade on Trump’s controversial immigration policies, including his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall and imminently rewritten travel ban:
Some social media users just imagined Trump’s reaction to the discovery:
Plenty of others, meanwhile, just used it to mock the intelligence of Trump and the members of his administration:
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