Eris! Science History! Cryptography! Beards!

Four moons of Saturn: Titan, Dione, Pandora, and (if you look carefully) Pan, from Cassini. Via Astronomy Picture of the Day.

I have a busy day ahead of me, so no guarantees on when or if I’ll have a “real” blog post up. Here’s your link roundup, just in case:

2 Responses to “Eris! Science History! Cryptography! Beards!”

  1. 1 Matthew R. Francis October 27, 2011 at 09:37

    Warning: anybody who posts a long rambling comment about Pluto’s planetary status will have their comment deleted. I ask only that people actually read my posts before commenting.

  2. 2 Laurel Kornfeld October 27, 2011 at 14:16

    The debate about Pluto’s planet status is not nonsense. There is equal merit to the geophysical planet definition, which counts both Pluto, Eris, and all dwarf planets as a subclass of planets.

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