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    Quickies: Stunning Astronomy paired with Cute Animal Friday

    No intro this time… just the stories! The MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa catches our galaxy’s supermassive black hole “blowing bubbles” in an image that I find stunning from a technical standpoint AND beautifully ethereal. (If you want to get really nerdy, a freely-available preprint of the scientific journal article can be found on arXiv.) Remember ‘Oumuamua, the asteroid…

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    Shirts for when you’ve just landed a spacecraft on a comet

    Landing a spacecraft on a comet?! That’s cool! That’s the kind of cool achievement that should be paired with a cool shirt! This is the scientific head of operations for the ESA’s rosetta project. Cool shirt for an engineer :) — John Papadakis (@yannisp) November 12, 2014 Yeah… scantily clad women shirt? That’s not a cool shirt to celebrate the…

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