MIRI, MIRI ON L2

THE IMAGERY OF IMAGES
This haiku to MIRI (Mid InfraRed Imager) begins of a new era, commemorating in enraptured ekphrasistic poetry the wonders NASA shares in their ever-improving, cosmic images.

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Tidally Blocked

Recently, we’ve learned that Pluto is a double (dwarf) planet in combination with its mutually tidally locked partner, Charon (pronounced Karen). No matter which “dwarf” you are on, the same side of the other will always face you. Charon cannot see Pluto’s heart, which is on Pluto’s “dark side,” relative to its view. Now called […]

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