Pluto




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We explored because we’re human and we want to know. Words can’t describe the childlike glee that overcame me as I watched the NASAtv coverage of @NewHorizon2015‘s #PlutoFlyBy. Alice Bowman’s anxiously giddy reaction in the telemetry check was endearing and her responses during the press conference were inspirational. Revel in […]


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No, not that one. No, not that one either. That one! While I’m delayed at the Washington Dulles International airport, I thought I’d indulge my inner cosmos child and check out some more Pluto-related facts. Ready? Here we go… From the time of its discovery in 1930 until it was reclassified […]

Prepping For Pluto



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Ever since that fateful day in 2006 when the scientific community declared that Pluto was no longer a planet and was merely a dwarf planet, I’ve been waiting for the li’l-iceball-dwarf-planet-that-could to make a triumphant comeback. In recent years, the push to reinstate Pluto’s planetary status has gained momentum. Who knew something […]

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