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Phil Plait
Let @BadAstronomer melt your brain a little as he explains White Dwarfs & Planetary Nebulae: youtu.be/Mj06h8BeeOA
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Every few months, that “vortex motion” solar system video pops up again. In a word: nope. slate.com/blogs/bad_astr…
#tbt Brain-melting illusion: Spinning rings that switch direction when you look at them. slate.com/blogs/bad_astr…
[corrected link] How is a soap bubble like a hurricane? @thephysicsgirl shows you! slate.com/blogs/bad_astr…
Remember, today’s the day Mars won’t be as big as the Moon! JUST LIKE EVERY DAY. slate.com/blogs/bad_astr…
There’s a giant weird streaky mountain on Ceres and no one knows why it’s there. slate.com/blogs/bad_astr…
The shaky science of shattering the moon in LawBreakers | @BadAstronomer weighs in: engt.co/1EjgxGC
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How the HECK did this gigantic mountain get on Ceres? W/huge pix of said weird mtn. slate.com/blogs/bad_astr…
A man named Bjorn Jonsson made this very cool Pluto flyby video, based on the newest photos vimeo.com/136223988 Just needs a soundtrack.
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Meet our newly discovered weird asteroid neighbor 2015 QM3. sen.com/blogs/phil-pla… [subscr. only via @sen]
No, dammit, we’re NOT going to be hit by a giant asteroid next month. slate.com/blogs/bad_astr… #no
Behemoth #sunspot region AR2403 spans over 200,000 km (to Earth-scale). By Philippe Tosi. spaceweather.com
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Oh, that Moon tonight. Look at Sinus Iridium’s rim peeking out into sunlight in the upper left! Handheld, 250mm.
Cassini says farewell to Saturn’s moon Dione with a *spectacular* gallery of photos. slate.com/blogs/bad_astr…
#tbt What if the Moon’s orbit were the same as the space station’s? slate.com/blogs/bad_astr… #aiiieeee
Black holes and holograms? @wheezywaiter talks with physicist Leonard Susskind. This video is *really* good. youtube.com/watch?v=iNgIl-…




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