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  • February 7, 2014
    Note: Larger version HERE, but you'll probably still try to wipe earth off your monitor like a speck of dust. This is a picture of earth as seen by the Mars Rover Curiosity. In case you've been living in a cave with bears for the past year or the name didn't give it away, the... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2011
    Yeah? Well I have like, three sons, so there! Scientits (not changing it) using NASA's Kepler space telescope have discovered a planet orbiting two suns by following its shadow as it crossed in front of them. This is the first time a planet with two suns has been officially ... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2011
    I'm mixing two different space-related news stories together for this post. Think of it as combining ingredients to bake something, except, instead of a cake, we wind up with a jumbled mess of WTF. Tasty! First, a "nearby" habitable planet: A red dwarf star 20 light-years a... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2011
    WD 0806-661 B, a brown dwarf (artist's rendition, lower right) orbiting a white dwarf (interracial orbiting FTW!) some 75-light years from earth. Shit, pack a picnic and let's go! "GW? You don't actually know how far a light-year is, do you?" OVER 1,000 WATTS! Extra mayo o... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2010
    This is the Bubble Nebula, located in the Cassiopeia constellation, over 11,000 light-years away. Which, I think we can all agree, would make one hell of a road trip. OMG I SWEAR IF I HEAR ONE MORE "ARE WE THERE YET?" I WILL TURN THIS SPACESHIP AROUND AND FLY IT INTO THE NEAR... / Continue →