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“You can learn a lot from streetlights…These days, city planners are moving to sodium vapor, which glows slightly orange, so from outer space the colors tell you which part of town is new, and which old.”
That’s right, astronauts go through customs.
Cream Swirling in Coffee, 1984, photo by Esther Kutnick
“The spinning is going to happen—maybe not quite that vigorous…”
“I am zucchini, and I am in space.”
A delightful bit of radio from NHPR’s Word of Mouth, via the always-wonderful It’s Okay to be Smart.
“This mission is not over.”
“The thing about black holes, their main defining feature, is that they’re black; and the thing about space, the basic space color, is it’s black. This makes lone black holes very hard to see!”