• All posts by S. Domagal-Goldman

    S. Domagal-Goldman

    About S. Domagal-Goldman

    Shawn Domagal-Goldman is currently a Research Space Scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. His research is on exoplanet characterization lessons from the “pale orange dot” that was the Archean Earth. You can also find him blogging about baseball stats and the woe of being a Cubs fan at Bleed Cubbie Blue.

  • 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.

    S. Domagal-Goldman
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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:


    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:


  • TBT: Check out my new pad.

    It’s bigger than anything we’ve ever built and (except the Death Star) just about anything we’ve imagined building. And it’s the new home of Philae. Congratulations to the Rosetta/Philae team, ESA, and humanity! :)Philae_Cribs