Learn about Earth’s nearest neighbors, the moon, near Earth asteroids, and more this week.
1. Cosmic, Man
The fifth International Cosmic Day will take place on Nov. 2. This event will bring students, teachers and scientists together to talk and learn about cosmic rays, energetic particles from deep space. Participants will learn more about cosmic rays, and can also carry out their own measurements and get in contact with groups all over the world to compare and discuss their results.
The number of near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) discovered now tops 15,000, with an average of 30 added each week. “While no known NEA currently poses a risk of impact with Earth over the next 100 years,” says NASA Planetary Defense Officer Lindley Johnson. “We’ve found mostly the larger asteroids…we have a lot more of the smaller, but still potentially hazardous ones, to find.”
The moon wasn’t always so lucky when it came to avoiding impacts. New results from our Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission are providing insights into the huge impacts that dominated the early history of Earth’s moon–and other solid worlds like Earth and Mars.
Our Cassini spacecraft regularly returns spectacular images from Saturn. What you may not realize is that even before they’ve been processed by Cassini imaging specialists, these pictures are published online in raw, unprocessed form, almost the moment they come down to Earth.
On Oct. 30, 2016, the Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, experienced a partial solar eclipse in space when it caught the moon passing in front of the sun. The lunar transit lasted an hour, with the moon covering about 59 percent of the sun at the peak of its journey across the face of the sun. The moon’s shadow occasionally obstructs SDO’s otherwise constant view of the sun. The shadow’s edge is sharp and distinct, since the moon has no atmosphere that would distort sunlight.
Discover the full list of 10 things to know about our solar system this week HERE.
Bruce’s hair poofing up every time he takes off his cowl
Robin being an adorable little dork
The microwave scene
Batman and Joker’s relationship
The villians from various different sources
Batman’s favorite movies
The musical score
Pew pew pew!
The dick joke
beating Fifty Shades Darker at the box office by so much
KAPOW! BLAP! SOCK! ZAM!
Hey computer! I’m home! I’m home! I’m home!
The Eraser, Calendar Man, Kite Man
THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE IN GENERAL
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you can be a gender nonconforming lesbian or bisexual without being a man
you can be a gender nonconforming heterosexual woman without being a man
The queer community and the heteronormative society we live in will tell you otherwise, but please please know in your heart that it’s ok to be a gender non conforming woman, know that you don’t have to conform to everyone’s expectation of gender and sexuality and you don’t have to identify as trans. Being a woman and being gender nonconforming is hard, I know, but you getting shit for it is not your fault and I want you to know that you’re completely fine as you are. You’re not alone.
Hello beautiful people. I’m finally back on this blog after a long hiatus. I know I have been gone for a while but I’ve had to juggle University, work and ill health for a while. I’m sorry for the long wait but thank you all for sticking with me. I have decided to open requests again but I’M ONLY DOING GIF IMAGINE FOR THE FOLLOWING FANDOMS: