Happy Friday: New Photo Release from New Horizons!

It’s like a birthday to an astronomer when new science data comes in.  I will always love seeing new photos from the Pluto system, and with terabytes of data left to download from new horizons, we’re going to have a lot of presents over the next few months.  Our latest gift gives us some new images from the flyby, showing surface features and atmosphere.  These are stunning. These incredible photos show the surprising complexity of surface features on Pluto.  The gorgeous variation in the surface is reminiscent of Mars, amazing considering the lack of sunlight this distant world receives. The long...

Motivation Monday: Opportunity

Opportunity.  It means you have a chance.  One Chance, to give it everything you have to claim what you’ve always wanted.  Chances like this don’t come along often.  You’ve spent years working hard, educating yourself, building your list of contacts, doing the work for free, all in hopes of getting a shot at the big time.  But are you willing to give everything you’ve got to change your entire life? Are you willing to take a leap and give up everything you’ve worked on just for a shot at the big time? Not everyone is willing to risk it.  We...