“What I find cool about being a banned author is this: I’m writing books that evoke a reaction, books that, if dropped in a lake, go down not with a whimper but a splash.” -Lauren Myracle
It’s been an interesting week unlike any other. Sure, we’ve had our usual slew of daily, fascinating articles here at Starts With A Bang, and like always, you’ve had a lot to say about them. Here’s everything that’s gone down:
How bright is the Earth as seen from the Moon? (for Ask Ethan),
Ten incredible pictures that showcase astronomy’s future (for Mostly Mute Monday),
Does dark matter exist, or is gravity wrong? The answer lies billions of years in the past,
What will happen when Betelgeuse explodes?,
Cutting science funding today costs us more overall, and
How big was the Universe at the moment of its creation?
We’ve also got a brand new episode of the Starts With A Bang podcast up: on why Pluto isn’t a planet anymore. Have a listen to it now!
But one of the more interesting developments we’ve had is a shift in how we run the comments section here. You are no longer free to be as big ...