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Experts Doubt the Sun Is Actually Burning Coal

“If the sun were composed of coal, it would last at the present rate only 5,000 years. The sun, in all probability, is not a burning, but an incandescent, body. Its light is rather that of a glowing molten metal than that of a burning furnace. But it is impossible that the sun should constantly be giving out heat, without either losing heat or being supplied with new fuel. Assuming that the heat of the sun has been kept up by meteoric bodies falling into it, it is possible from the mass of the solar system to determine approximately the period during which the sun has shone. The limits lie between 100 millions and 400 millions of years.”
Scientific American, August 1863

SOURCE: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/experts-doubt-the-sun-is-actually-burning-coal/
 

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Rare blue dragons are washing up on the Padre Island National Seashore

Visitors to the Padre Island National Seashore in Texas are discovering blue dragons during their trips, and though it may not be the flying, fire-breathing creatures their name may suggest, it's still "a rare find," the park says. ...

Blue dragons, or glaucus atlanticus, are tiny sea slugs -- typically only 3 cm big, or a little over an inch. They can be found in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans, according to the conservation nonprofit Oceana.

But even though the creatures aren't nearly as large as dragons, they pack a mean punch. Blue dragons eat Portuguese man o' wars, which look like large jellyfishes, and store stinging cells from their prey to use for the future, according to Oceana. So, when humans touch these little slugs, it can release the stinging cells and create a sting that can hurt more than a man o' war's.

"So, if you see a dragon in the park, be amazed as they are a rare find, but also keep your distance!" warns the national seashore. ...

FULL STORY: https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/09/us/blue-dragon-padre-island-national-seashore-trnd/index.html
 

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Searching With Sasquatch: Recovering NASA’s Orion Spacecraft

Bet you didn't know Bigfoot was a NASA contractor ... :reyes:

But seriously ...

"Sasquatch" is NASA's name for the software that will be used to ensure range safety and facilitate jettisoned hardware recovery for Orion capsule splashdowns.

https://scitechdaily.com/searching-with-sasquatch-recovering-nasas-orion-spacecraft/
That just means nobody will find any of the jettisoned hardware but they might get blurry pictures of it.
 

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Inside a starship, watching puny humans from afar
So let's get this straight...

What was she doing on top of the black guy, and why was he standing in a row of dogs?

And was she calling to report herself?

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Whatever, she's a horrible person. And everybody has seen it.
 

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