Daily Archives: July 20, 2012

Sh*t Astronomers Say

Oh god, it’s true. Every word of it. I’ve actually made people angry before by asking “What about dust?” (For some reason, certain astronomers really don’t like dust. Or rapidly rotating iron filings.)

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Those final small steps…

This is an image of the Apollo 17 landing site, captured by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). This image shows the descent stage left behind by the “Challenger” lunar module when Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmidt blasted off from the … Continue reading

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