May 28, 2017

Are you a Planet? A humble proposal.

UB313

UB313/Xena/Gabrielle/Eris/Dysnomia!

(NASA/Artists’ Conception) 

   Here’s a fun proposal. Next time you find yoursef bored, go into the science department of your local university and just casually pose the question “gee, maybe Pluto should/shouldn’t be a planet.” Then stand back and watch the slide rules fly (yes real science geeks still pack slide rules, for when the apocalyspe comes!)    [Read more...]