Rob is joined by Grant for conversation about comets, GPS, and false memories in mice. We discuss the Arecibo message and the shape of the Ring Nebula.
- The Zooniverse logo in space: http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1417/
The Arecibo Message and how it will miss M13: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arecibo_message
What shape is the Ring Nebula? http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/M57-HST-LBT-M.html
Rosetta mission landing sites: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-28923010
False memories implanted in mice: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23447600
Galileo satellites put into wrong orbit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28910662
@kevinschawinski: is this the ultimate cat picture on the internet? http://news.sciencemag.org/physics/2014/08/heres-oddest-fuzzy-kitten-picture-you-ever-saw
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