ON PLUTO, Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Asteroid, planetoid, planetesimal, large planetesimal, icy planetesimal, minor planet, dwarf planet, giant comet, Kuiper belt object, trans-Neptunian object, methane snowball, Mickey's dim-witted bloodhound - anything but number nine, we naysayers argue. Pluto is just too small, too lightweight, too icy, too eccentric in its orbit, too misbehaved."


One thing that I always find equal parts fascinating and baffling in the very emotional responses to Pluto’s downgrade from Planetary status, is the fact that no one seems to celebrate the fact that this discovery was made because of the furthered precision of science. Because it’s awesome that we…

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  • Teacher: So what do you do now that Harry Potter's over?
  • Me: Um, it's not over.
  • Teacher: But there are no more books coming out.
  • Me: There hasn't been a new Bible for awhile now, but the Bible fandom is still going strong...
  • Teacher: Touché.