Archive | July, 2015

Why I am perfectly fine with not calling Pluto a “planet”

16 Jul

The solar system is a much more interesting, complicated place if we throw out the classical “Solar System has 9 planets” model we learned in grade school. And Pluto is just as special.


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Your Pluto-palooza Party Guide

8 Jul


The basics:

Detailed timeline of flyby events:

Where to follow progress:

ETA: schedule of media events at

Also, The Science Channel is going to do a flyby special on the evening of July 15th.


Party goodies:

This is an awesome desktop app for Pluto and other NASA stuff: