#May2019

Pluto has a buried ocean kept liquid by a layer of gas. And, it may contain life! Gimme a hell yeah!

Got a couple of really rad news and notes regarding the solar system’s favorite non-planet, Pluto! First up! The planet may harbor a buried ocean! Second up! Said oceans may harbor life.

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Hubble captures gorgeous-ass spiral galaxy. Space is the damn place, my dudes!

hubble spiral galaxy

Hubble! Doing work, per usual. Sharing gorgeous glimpses into the cosmos, per usual.

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Pluto’s atmosphere is going to completely freeze in 11 years. Dope event in our lifetime alert!

pluto atmosphere frozen

Pretty rad stuff to happen in our lifetime: Pluto’s atmosphere is going to completely freeze in 11 years. Winter only hits Pluto every 248 Earth years, and it’s arriving in 2030.

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Mars got some gnarly landslides at volcanic plains called the Cerberus Fossae. This entire headline fucking rules!

mars landslides

Mars! Got itself some fucking volcanic plains! And some fucking landslides! Man, I’m down for all of this.

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China says it will have a Moon base in ten fucking years. Game on, other nations!

china moon base ten years

China ain’t fucking around with the Moon, friends. They’re angling to get their asses established up there as soon as possible. What does this mean? Hopefully, it’ll light a fire under everyone else.

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Watch: Japan has released a video of it bombing that asteroid. 🤘Throw up the horns! 🤘

We all knew that Japan bombed an asteroid. Which, is awesome unto itself. But, getting to see it in action? Doubly awesome. Awesome-aweosme.

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NASA is planning on visting a shattered, volcanic asteroid called Psyche. Space is so fucking metal!

nasa psyche spacecraft asteroid

It’s become a refrain of mine, but I’ll stop using it when it stops being true. Space is so fucking metal.  I mean, a shattered, volcanic asteroid? Hell yeah.

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City-sized neutron star is blocking the view of our galaxy’s black hole. Bro, move!

city sized star black hole

Not cool, city-sized star. While I appreciate an ultra-dense neutron star the size of Manhattan, I’d also like us to be able to check out our own black hole.

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The nearest star to us, Proxima Centauri, may have a second exoplanet. Spill your secrets, cosmos!

proxima centauri second exoplanet

Proxima Centauri is the nearest star to us. And we’ve known for a while that it had an exoplanet. However, scientists now believe the motherfucker may have a second exoplanet orbiting it. Read the rest of this entry »

Japan’s Hayabusa spacecraft bombed an asteroid to release dust and collect a sample. Space exploration fucking rules!

hayabusa spacecraft bomb asteroid

Japan’s Hayabusa has bombed an asteroid, friends. Just let that marinate. It did so to collect some dust samples, and how fucking metal is that?

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