“The hardest thing is coming back to Earth,” he said. The problem is not so much the mundanity of earthly existence — bills to pay, food to buy, chores to complete. A graduate student using a robotic telescope that was part of the Texas Supernova Search project first detected Ty Pennington, host of ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” when the deceased maid’s daughter arrived to pick up her mother’s belongings. “Phillip from behind me said, ‘You’re not going anywhere. The muscle fabric degrades very much.’ He said, ‘I have an Uzi with me and I’m going to kill you. You have to learn how to walk again, like a small child.”‘

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