Instant Index: 'Charlotte's Web'; Nobel Winners; New Solar System

Diane Sawyer reports on a few of the noteworthy people, pictures and quotes in the "Instant Index."
3:00 | 10/15/12

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Transcript for Instant Index: 'Charlotte's Web'; Nobel Winners; New Solar System
Tonight we're launching something new on "world news." We call it the instant index. The new things that caught our eye today. People, picture, quotes, and first up a number in the news. 17. We learned that's how many times it took author e.B. White to read this passage of the famous book he wrote without crying. It's the audio book version of "charlotte's web." Nobody of the hundreds of people that had visited the fair knew that a gray spider had played the most important part of all. No one was with her when she died. Today marks 60 years since "charlotte's web" was published and became a children's classic. And a quote in the news from someone who got quite a surprise in the middle of the night. Quote, he spent a lot of time assuring me it wn't a prank." That's dr. Alvin ross. He was awakened at 3:30 in the morning by a phone call telling him he had won the nobel prize along with fellow economist lloyd shapleigh for their work in game theory. The pair developed algorithms that helped match up everyone from patients in need of a kidney to the right donor, just looking for love. And a pictures in the news tonight, this alien planet discovered by armchair astronomers. The planet orbit's not one but two bright suns, the real-life version of tattooen in "star wars." They cracked the comb from combing blew planet hunters and noticed something strange, two suns flickering in tran dem. It was passing in front of them. Their discovery was presented by real astronomers at yale who said they would have missed it if not for the eagle-eyed amateurs. And we want to hear in you. Tell us which picture, people and quotes capture your imagination every day. Tell us online at abcnews.Com or tweet them to us at #instant access.

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