It’s about 20 degrees cooler in this shade
"This adventure is made possible by generations of searchers strictly adherent to a simple set of rules. Test ideas by experiments and observations. Build on those ideas that pass the test. Reject the ones that fail. Follow the evidence wherever it leads, and question everything. Accept these terms, and the cosmos is yours."
- Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos
Police dismantle Occupy Hong Kong protesters’ encampment
17 Years Ago, today, Cassini–Huygens was launched. Huygens took the only picture we have from the surface of an object outside the inner Solar System, Titan.
“On Titan the molecules that have been raining down like manna from heaven for the last 4 billion years might still be there largely unaltered deep-frozen awaiting the chemists from Earth.”
— Carl Sagan
So Florida’s gubernatorial campaign is between Gollum and a silver-haired stick of beef jerky?