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Phil Plait
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OK #sdcc my Fri. show got full but I opted to rent some extra chairs. So we'll have about 15 more seats Fri. 6:30pm first-come first-serve!
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Why, hello San Diego. Has it really been a year? #SDCC
Happy 15th birthday to the Chandra X-ray observatory! @chandraxray
@BadAstronomer Pretty sure you count as two. At least 1.5. Your Atomic Nerd Weight is significant.
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Heh. Just chatted w/ woman at gate going to #SDCC for AMC/Walking Dead. Got to tell her Gale Ann Hurd is on one of my panels. :)
Airport gate nerd count for #SDCC: 5 confirmed. Including me.
Milky Way from 9000 ft elevation in Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, CA, shot w/my @FujifilmUS X-T1 56mm lens at f1.2
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Correction to this morning’s post: Kepler-421b has the longest year of any *transiting* exoplanet yet found.…
Very cool SpaceX rocketcam footage of a Falcon 9 booster soft landing in the Atlantic:…
In an hour I’m heading to #SDCC. Here’s what I’m doing there:…
A newly found planet is an ice giant. Thor seen reaching for his hammer.…
Oh, the amount of nothing I want to do right now is a lot.
Going to be at #DragonCon? Want to volunteer to help with @cosmoquestX? Email !
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When did your parents first let you do stuff by yourself? @Slate wants to know:…
Great interview by my friend @CaraSantaMaria of my other friend @christina_ochoa. NSFW language, I’ll note.…
Anyone going to #SDCC? Tix to #w00tstock are still available Thursday night, but going FAST!
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My final Saturn of this apparition taken on April 27th under superb conditions.
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You know how you check the fridge repeatedly even when you know there's nothing in there for you? Twitter is my fridge.
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.@scottgoblue314 @SouthwestAir Hmmm, yeah, changing planes at DEN. Makes sense.
Wow. Checked in the very minute I could and still got @SouthwestAir boarding number B56. Lots of people paying for autocheckin?