Carnival of Space #96

By Phil Plait | April 1, 2009 8:00 pm

The CoS #96 — the Q&A edition — is now up at Astroengine. As always, there’s lots of cool astronomy stuff to distract you with shiny objects and pretty baubles.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Astronomy, Space

Comments (3)

  1. Charles Boyer

    Anyone remember “2010″ the sequel to Arthur C. Clarke’s “2001: A Space Odyssey?”

    Part of the plot is actually happening now:

    http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/space/04/02/jupiter.red.spot.shrinking/index.html

    Can Frank Bowman be far behind?

    “ALL THESE WORLDS
    ARE YOURS EXCEPT
    EUROPA
    ATTEMPT NO
    LANDING THERE
    USE THEM TOGETHER
    USE THEM IN PEACE”"

  2. Grand Lunar

    Actually, the name of the astronaut was Dave Bowman.
    Frank was Frank Poole.

    The last two lines were not orginally by Clarke, but added in by director Peter Hyams for the film.

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