Posts from the ‘venus’ Category

A look at the surfaces of some of our solar system neighbors.

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This kind of reaching out to the public, the laymen, the joggers and dog walkers, about science and how fantastic and cool it really is it a large part of why I want to go into science writing. I have an ever increasingly broad and occasionally detailed knowledge of how the universe works, and I believe that that puts me in a position to be a better thinker, citizen, and communicator in my everyday life. My goal is to spread and instill an appreciation for science to a larger audience with the hope that it will not only improve their lives but also the ones of the people around them.

Bringing science to the people

thedailywhat:

Transit of Venus of the Day: Tonight and tomorrow, Venus passes directly in front of the sun. Neil deGrasse Tyson explains why it’s kind of a big deal.

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There will be more Venus transit stuff, but Dr. Tyson always gets the nod.

thedailyfeed:

It’s a spectacle that won’t repeat for another century — the sight of the planet Venus slowly inching across the face of the sun. It’s starts tonight around sundown — here’s how and where to watch