• Pluto Revere

    As promised, here’s Julia’s lyrics, rapped to the tune of Beastie Boys’ “Paul Revere”

    Here’s a little story I gots to tell,

    About a solar system you think you know so well.

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  • PaleBlue.blog @ AGU open Mic night

    So…. you all should know by now that those of us at PaleBlue.blog love science communication. So we jumped on the Open Mic Night at AGU.

    Here’s the words to the poem I’m reading. I’ll post Julia’s lyrics (YES! lyrics…) in a bit.

    Don’t trust me, I’m a scientist.
    Other scientists know not to trust me.
    In fact, they’ve been trained to

  • #tbt I’m all about that… SPACE.

    The wonderful folks at ReelNASA, out of Johnson Space Center, have done it again! Previously, they’ve done parodies of “Gangnam Style” (see below) and this tremendous video of Earth’s atmosphere now came out with their parody of “I’m All About That Bass” today. That video, and their original viral video (“NASA Johnson Style”) are below. Enjoy!!

  • #tbt GO ORION GO!!!!

    All of us at PBB are excited for the launch of Orion! Here’s our throwback meme to celebrate:

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    For those that don’t know the reference, this is a reference to this meme, which also was motivated by NASA’s human space flight program:

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  • Follow Friday! Our choice: Science Communicator, Emily Lakdawalla

    Here at Pale Blue Blog, we are attempting to join in on the #FollowFriday fun! If this statement puzzles you, then you are probably not on Twitter. That’s ok though, according to The Oatmealmost tweeters aren’t up to snuff with how #FollowFriday is supposed to work, so you’re probably not missing out on much!

    This week we’d like to highlight the great coverage of the recent Rosetta mission to comet 67P. The world held its breath as we waited for