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This blue-sky image of Pluto is absolutely stunning

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Even though all of the New Horizons spacecraft data taken during its 2015 flyby of Pluto has been downloaded to Earth for months, scientists are still piecing it all together. 203 more words

Technology

How Big is Our Universe?

How Big is Our Universe?

We are tiny creatures, living out short lives in an immense and ancient universe.  We’ve evolved to make sense of the scales of time and space that were relevant for survival of our ancestors, so it is remarkable that we have any inkling at all of just how small we are when we zoom out to the cosmic scale.  1,326 more words

Science

(Poems of Pluto 5) Sol Sighs

Fuck me up, Sun.

Tear away the atmospheres between us

let them fall and crisp into nothing

around our mismatched feet.

Destroy me.

Show this simple asteroid how… 151 more words

Poetry

Card of The Day

“Oh no oh, it’s the deth!”  But what if it’s not so bad after all? Today’s draw is Death, and if you’re reading this, it’s for you. 182 more words

Pluto

Stars write love letters to the moon at night

Spellbound snowflakes dusted with light

Ocean of sleep reflects a clouded sky

Fading winter light against the tide, high… 81 more words

Poetry

Scientists Want To Add 102 Planets To Our Solar System

At the annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in Houston, Kirby Runyon, a planetary scientist at Johns Hopkins, has brought back up one of the biggest and most inconsequential scientific debates of our time, ‘Is Pluto a planet?’ 58 more words

Features

Scientists Want To Add 102 Planets To Our Solar System

At the annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in Houston, Kirby Runyon, a planetary scientist at Johns Hopkins, has brought back up one of the biggest and most inconsequential scientific debates of our time, ‘Is Pluto a planet?’ 59 more words

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