The International Astronomical Union, who apparently have a lot of time on their hands, have stripped Pluto of the planetary status it has held since its discovery in 1930. Pluto is a planet – get over it.
When Carl Sagan died, the world lost a treasure. After a two year battle with bone marrow cancer, Sagan died at age 62. His influence on my generation is hard to measure. As a kid, I remember Cosmos coming on PBS for the first time. I begged my parents to
Our world would be impossible without quantum mechanics — but we still don’t have a narrative of how it works.
Today, more than three years after the release of the first-ever image of a black hole, scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) shared an image of Sagittarius A* — the supermassive specimen sitting at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy.