This week, we talked with rockstar astronomer and the silkiest voice in science podcasting, Dr. Pamela Gay!
If you haven’t yet, check out Astronomy Cast, hosted by Pamela Gay and Fraser Cain. It changed our lives.
Bad news about the Chicago Botanic Gardens’ corpse flower Ashley was excited about. May it rest in stinky peace.
A few of Pamela’s delightful RPG tweets from her trip to Hawaii:
You board your flight to Kona
Small Japanese children start chanting songs
$> Dig for headphones
Audible attack neutralized
You are in a taxi tweeting from your phone. You have been pwnd by autocorrect.
You are in the workshop hotel bar
$>get mango drink
You are systematically consuming (&/or wearing) much mango
Leave no mango behind
Watch this TED talk to find out all about Saturn and planetary scientist Carolyn Porco, who is way, way more than just a space photographer.
Listen to the full podcast episode below.
Featured image “The Day the Earth Smiled” via NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI