Astronomy

Tame Bear on June 26th, 2012

The planet Pluto was “demoted” nearly six years ago to “dwarf planet 134340 Pluto”, and quite frankly it still rankles The Bear that we no longer have a planet “Pluto” anywhere in our solar system. Look at that meteor-scarred globe; it’s only about 1/3 the size of our own moon, but check out how solid […]

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Tame Bear on November 15th, 2010

That’s the teaser for a live televised press conference at NASA scheduled for just a few hours from now — at 12:30pm EST. Something has been discovered by the Chandra X-ray Observatory. Science researchers who will be on hand to answer questions include: Jon Morse, director, Astrophysics Division, NASA Headquarters in Washington Kimberly Weaver, astrophysicist, […]

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