Tag: astronomy

  • The Solar System – to scale

    A charming video created to help people visualize the solar system. It’s hopeless, but sometimes the attempt is worthwhile anyway: To Scale: The Solar System from Wylie Overstreet on Vimeo. (Cross-posted on my work blog.)

  • Fifth Moon of Pluto

    They say that Pluto isn’t a planet any more, but I’m not convinced. (If you come from New Mexico, that would be treason.) As may be. Whatever it is, Pluto’s got moons. I knew about Charon, but now they’ve discovered another one.