Look into those phobossy eyes…
Sad Ice and Green Tea: Sounds like a song yet to be composed. Better than a Total Eclipse of the Heart?

H/T to “What’s better than a total Eclipse of the Sun?” / NASA/JPL-Caltech



StarBear Dreams
StarBear Dreams

Caterpillar: Who are YOU?

Alice: This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation. I — I hardly know, sir, just at present — at least I know who I was when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then.

(from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland)

Caterpillar using a hookah. An illustration fr...
Caterpillar using a hookah. An illustration from Alice in Wonderland (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


H/T to NASA’s Hubble Sees a Cosmic Caterpillar

Blue GLove Haiku

Blue GLove Haiku
Blue GLove Haiku

An update on the MAVEN contest! Here is the winning one:

It’s funny, they named
Mars after the God of War
Have a look at Earth

Benedict Smith
United Kingdom

(Going to Mars with MAVEN)

Next project, after knitting a Klein beanie/toque, will be blue gloves!

Show’er Meteor?

XKCD’s Guide to Meteor Showers

Mmm: STARBEARID’S not there…Great balls of fire! (Jerry Lee Lewis)


Going to Mars: MAVEN Haiku
Going to Mars: MAVEN Haiku

Only a few days left to send your haiku to Mars!

(h/t to NPR)




h/t to NASA -Rock Target ‘Esperance’ altered by Wet History

A P/2010 A2-Shaped Haiku

a P/2010 A2 Haiku
A P/2010 A2 Haiku

Hat Tip to NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope suspected asteroid collision picture, and to Antoine Cassar’s Haiku to Mars article.