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That sudden magical realization

So, I love mythology a lot and I just realized while studying Roman equivalent of Greek gods that…
The equivalent of Hades is Pluto.
Hades got banned from the heavens by Zeus to live in the underworld… 28 more words

Miscellaneous

Pluto probe spots ice islands in a nitrogen sea

There’s plenty of evidence that Pluto is a frozen water world, with mountains of ice that rise more than 10,000 feet in height, but here’s something even weirder: Huge chunks of frozen H2O appear to be floating in a sea of frozen nitrogen, like icebergs in Earth’s polar regions. 99 more words

GeekWire

NASA puts Pluto and its heart on a valentine

Say it with Pluto? After NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft spotted a heart-shaped region on Pluto, you had to know it was just a matter of time before the dwarf planet made its appearance on a valentine. 49 more words

GeekWire

Out of sync

I’ve been out of sync in the last month. Definitely too much going on around here and inside me.

Tomorrow I’m finally graduating from the first level yoga course that I’ve been doing since January here in Thailand. 443 more words

Trip

Feature: Sport Highlights of the Weekend

Coming up, we take a look at another weekend packed full of sporting action.

From the Six Nations (Rugby Union) to the Super Bowl (American Football), there is a variety of sport on offer. 536 more words

Karan Gadhia

Pluto’s Mysterious, Floating Hills

The nitrogen ice glaciers on Pluto appear to carry an intriguing cargo: numerous, isolated hills that may be fragments of water ice from Pluto’s surrounding uplands. 346 more words

Science

New Horizons probe spots islands of water ice floating in nitrogen slush

NASA’s New Horizon reported today: Huge Chunks of frozen water appear to be floating in a sea of frozen nitrogen on Pluto. The cluster has been nicknamed Challenger Colles in honor of the crew of the space shuttle Challenger, which blew apart in 1986. 140 more words