Long Shadows — Seen From The ISS

A shot from the ISS captures long shadows cast by clouds. With views like this, surely there's a market for a few hotels in low earth orbit. And maybe some nice retirement homes. Maybe some day...


Pluto, 1930 Yearbook Photo — Plus Space Program Grumbles

This is how Pluto looked when Clyde Tombaugh discovered it in 1930. A bright mote, an apparent star that moved in a way that betrayed its planetary nature -- for someone who was looking carefully enough. Things have gotten a bit better with New Horizons; you can see the latest images on NASA's NH page.... Continue Reading →

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