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The Challenge of the Planets, Part Three: Gravity

It is strange that Lexell's Comet is not better remembered. Discovered by ace comet-hunter Charles Messier on the night of 14 June 1770, it passed Earth just two weeks later at a distance of 1.4 million miles, closer than any other comet in history. Wired News, 1 day ago
New Statesman

Who would win in a fight, a trillion lions or the Sun?

Sometimes, it's possible to take a joke too far . This tweet has inspired just such an occasion: The answer to this question is: the Sun. But! There are other things we can do with a trillion lions. First, we need to work out exactly how much ...
 New Statesman6 days ago

Some achhe din resolutions

I am fascinated by New Year resolutions. Everybody makes them, no one keeps them, but theyre still great fun because they give you a chance to laugh at others. So every New Year, I call up everyone on my phone's speed dial to find out what their ...
 Hindu Business Line3 weeks ago

Words and pictures

The German poet Goethe once received a unique manuscript from a friend. It was a satirical novel that conveyed its story in words and pictures and was only available for private circulation. The story was laid out in illustrated panels much like the ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Rahul Gandhi Gave Us The Most Hilarious 2014, And He Can't Be Stopped

Rahul Gandhi. There's so much baggage in that name. The only man who did more damage with a few sentences is PK, and he's an alien! Just few months ago, we'd put together some of his parodies, but nothing might be funnier than his resume this ...
 Indiatimes3 weeks ago
Capital Bay

Rosetta probe's new images show Philae shooting back into space

In November, failure to launch Philae's harpoons and a thruster caused it to bounce twice before settling A new blurry image by Esa captures the rapid motion in which Philae was launched back out into space The probe was launched to a height of 0.62 ...
 Capital Bay1 month ago
Tech Times

No, Earth's Water Did Not Originate from Comets, Rosetta Data Suggest

The Earth's water is believed to have originated from comets, but data from the Rosetta spacecraft, which analyzed the water vapor of Comet 67P/C-G, suggest that our planet's oceans may have a different origin. (Photo : Alexey Ivanov) The Earth ...
 Tech Times1 month ago

The Mike Toole Show - Anime in Orbit

Space is the place. Just look at some of our real-life milestones over the past few years. NASA has had an SUV roaming the surface of Mars for over two years, doing god knows what. A shipment to the ISS blew up shortly after takeoff, and a Virgin ...
 Anime News Network2 months ago
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