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Even though @DisneyStudios’s "Frozen" features talking snowmen and enchanted rolly-polly rocks, the Aurorae were au… https://t.co/oEdnOc9EwZIn "Frozen" (2013) the Ice Harvesters in the opening scene pulled cubes from the water that floated as they should,… https://t.co/BwSvigYpKsNot that anybody asked, but if Elsa from "Frozen" has a Human-sized Head then she has Horse-sized Eyeballs — occupy… https://t.co/z6uBKhpj8kIt's Movie time. Long overdue. I’ve got backlog. And a reminder that 86% of you in a Twitter poll voted that you… https://t.co/aLrRjTKYsM
2/24
2020
@patentscientist @AMNH @StarTalkRadio Sometimes, all (eight) planets do align. congratulations!
2/23
2020
Hundreds of miles per hour. Thousands of feet in the air. We cross continents, oceans In a soft and cushioned chai… https://t.co/xsvpi37Zle @say_amen15 So that's what my name looks like in Cyrillic. Lot’s in there. Enjoy! Will send along your sentiments… https://t.co/gs4YBhFqfC
2/22
2020
@Sean_Jameson_ https://t.co/QhDRLI38d5
2/21
2020
@lalshareef @StarTalkRadio Please do so. Thanks for your interest. Also FYI - Qindeel has translated some of my books into Arabic.I wonder if I am alone, thinking that Airports need more Ice Cream vendors.
2/20
2020
@dioxity Agreed.Need to cry at night, but don't want others to know? Look up to the sky. Your tears won't fall, and the stars will make you smile.
2/18
2020
@Crew302 @wearimage If the shirt is pure red, illuminated by photons of pure green, your shirt would turn black. @NisLox @wearimage Yes. Some light is heavily absorbed by common glass - both Infrared & ultraviolet, for example.… https://t.co/lY61qJal8V @wearimage For a glass mirror, when light passes into and out of the glass, bouncing off the reflective back, some… https://t.co/4sTt9A4kJmA Happy 63rd Birthday to @LeVarBurton. And to everybody else, I don't mean to brag, but LeVar actually read "Good N… https://t.co/fA9vEei28q
2/16
2020
@chill00421 When Betelgeuse goes supernova, you will not need a Telescope. @IAMBoomerNation @GamesToTheDab Sorcery.
2/15
2020
February 14, 2020. Thirty years ago today, after passing Neptune on its way out of the solar system, Voyager-1 snap… https://t.co/9UP3A6pjDxFour mysteries of the Universe that continue to elude top researchers: 1) What is the origin of Life? 2) What is… https://t.co/DIr3gYVsj6 @michaelianblack My bad. He said he’s good at making dinner. Not that he makes good dinners. @michaelianblack Shouldn’t that be for others to judge?
2/14
2020
@ClowersChris @BillNye Temperature is a measurement. And the app clearly doesn't display decimal degrees. So the… https://t.co/mkwGltwQI5Keep a strong core, but ripen on your own schedule. Be the Avocado https://t.co/wT0DOjydcE
2/13
2020
Last night @TheAcademy once again overlooked my performance. This time as Merlin, where I conduct science yet peop… https://t.co/CGvOvjKIT0
2/10
2020
Search :”End of the World in 2020" https://t.co/hFIbiHDfqCSearch ”humans breed with Aliens" https://t.co/2vhovgM0hSSearch “Earth is a donut" https://t.co/5MzM6W2A5m @PineGroveAP @BillNye @PGES_Principal @adharipersad I always knew the Universe was tasty.A Quantum outtake from my @StarTalkRadio interview with fourteen-time Pro Bowler, and physics-curious… https://t.co/4rTGGiOhRG @jonrelix @CAMontgom Of possible interest to this thread… https://t.co/Nm32bzcHVq
2/9
2020
@jonrelix @CAMontgom The data, not the suppositions. @CAMontgom The principle tenets of most religions are founded in faith. The principle tenets of Science are founde… https://t.co/fpnIfUEG6pInternet search engines have a way of affirming your hypothesis, no matter what you have hypothesized. @emsque Congratulations! That’s a time-honored equation: Tenure plus Book equals Happy Person.
2/8
2020
@sneakin Quite a find. Love that cube. Thanks for sharing.
2/6
2020
You’re covered in it… Some of what you never thought you needed to know on the subject of "Surface Area". [Video… https://t.co/dTEav81sHX @Ellect217 @FandMCollege @JLEmedia @StarTalkRadio @NatGeoChannel @JusListenEnt Happy Anniversary. And I’ve been JusListenin’ ever since.Maybe one day the country will gather to hear the US President give an annual address titled “Union of States” in… https://t.co/6noFmteS1nThe international response to contain and combat the Coronavirus has been swift. Imagine if the same resolve had b… https://t.co/yFxL27EGXZ @Damon_Shaw @ProfBrianCox You are taller when you wake up in the morning than after a long day of work. So the time of day matters. @JenWCasey Yup. But never trust the elements themselves. They make up everything.
2/5
2020
MESMERIZING The Sun's roiling surface in higher resolution than ever before. "Cells" are roughly the size of Texas… https://t.co/uzL2selikVSuper Bowl Sunday was a bad day to be a Chicken in America. Actually, so is any other day. Americans eat **one-mi… https://t.co/xPSPHGVckSWhile you’re watching… If the Football field were a timeline of the 14-billion year old Universe, with the Big Ban… https://t.co/6zgrxU9Nd3
2/3
2020
Jet flyovers get me every time.Today is Ground Hog Day. Today is Ground Hog Day. Today is Ground Hog Day. @AlbertoVidaca Just enthusiasm.
2/2
2020
@NickWohlleb @OpenBox if she pushes against the water (swim), she will move forward while the water moves backwards . @OpenBox Yes. You will propel forward as long as you cast backwards anything you touch. @JHNM_4 @GoldenKnightgg7 @lalshareef @Eyaaaad Photo of Earth. Taken by Apollo 17, returning from the Moon, 1972. https://t.co/HMLerlfwSdThe @NFL should hold a second championship game - one that features only Vegetarian football players. Call it the "Salad Bowl" @chambachalira All good. We should all have the flames of physics raging within.
2/1
2020
It’s well known: What flat-Earthers fear most is Sphere itself https://t.co/mh78BN2YuE
1/28
2020
@filsmyth Okay, but that’s Odd. Our laws come from the Constitution 1789, and not from the Declaration of independe… https://t.co/IDYbmTq6E8If interested, brief reflections on the Moon landing, Climate Change, God, & Artificial Intelligence. [Video: 11m… https://t.co/6GlMuXMpx0 @galactic_jaguar @SallyMayweather No. Back in the day, you didn’t need permission to look up at the sky. @LuisG9819 @Smalegon @joe3dr @oliviaLJperrin Of possible interest: https://t.co/jL6ep3XGuc @oliviaLJperrin It will keep going until something stops it. First established in Newton’s first law of motion.
1/22
2020
"Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” - Martin Luther King Jr. 1963
1/21
2020
After all these years, if are you still mnemonically possessed by Pluto, then this may help: My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nachos
1/16
2020
@rogerdtucker @JeffHanger My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nachos. @JeffHanger https://t.co/5gjhUrz2adIn life, if your shadow has become unreasonably large, it means the Sun has begun to set on you. [Venice Beach, Ca… https://t.co/ZX4UtwHD86
1/15
2020
If interested: A snippet of what's going on inside my head when I communicate with the public. [Video: 2min] https://t.co/9RMysCAUOg
1/14
2020
To be a Genius is to be misunderstood. But to be misunderstood is not to be a Genius.
1/13
2020
Imagine how much more advanced society would be today if women, who comprise half the world’s brain power, were soc… https://t.co/HdPr2D5SXj
1/12
2020
@thelunchbauks Happy to invoke the universe in the service of your emotions. And in any case, Keep Looking Up.You Matter. Unless you multiply yourself by the speed of light squared. Then you Energy.
1/9
2020
@Brink_Thinker Pick one: 1) A space-alien visiting Earth as a glowing plasma. 2) Ball Lightning. @FatCalc @rudedonkey @Ellect217 Sure, but instead you might say: the second-hand rotates at a rate of 6 degrees per… https://t.co/gTb5i4SkwS @Cosmic_jaya Yuuuup. : - |
1/8
2020
@rudedonkey @Ellect217 Anything that changes can be a measure of time: Moons. Seasons. Earth’s rotation. Vibrations… https://t.co/JJrArd24Ov @mustangman6799 My college Steven Soter thought up the scene, and it’s co-written with Ann Druyan. (Google them both) @MaltYebisu @JohnnyBravoWine @joerogan For half an avocado, don’t peel it. Keep the pit in place, brush some lemon… https://t.co/aBQM05WUSuClimate versus Weather… [Video: 2 min] https://t.co/SzurZ7p1Ii @JohnnyBravoWine @joerogan No genetic manipulation necessary. Refrigerate them just before they ripen, and they wi… https://t.co/4EH41DPm8D
1/7
2020
@Ellect217 I don’t know how long in the past that was, but it was at least 30 lbs ago.
1/6
2020
Overnight January 4 / 5 - Earth at Perihelion - The closest distance to the Sun in our annual elliptical (oval-shap… https://t.co/BrWO2pvLFaNot to reveal my age, but back in my day, we drew Betelgeuse bright (at Orion’s left armpit) relative to other star… https://t.co/WKSLqhcYPwWith stellar death comes cosmic rebirth as the spewed guts enrich nearby clouds with elements of life itself — carb… https://t.co/vzWhskBJybFYI: There is no cause to blame anything that happens to the star Betelgeuse on @realDonaldTrump @VoilaRevina You nailed it.Indeed, Betelgeuse may have already exploded — now a ghost, a "dead star walking" across the Galaxy — with the lig… https://t.co/4EduHA3L6SBetelgeuse is the star's common name — Arabic for "Armpit of the Great One". Its catalog name is Alpha Orionis. Tw… https://t.co/QZkfUt9w9gBeginning late summer of 2019, the reddish star Betelgeuse has dropped from the 7th to the 21st brightest star in t… https://t.co/3yZy3PhtiSBetelgeuse was born about 10 million years ago — long after Earth's big dinosaurs roamed the land. But the star is… https://t.co/HvzBK5a0lG @KidsDrDave Orion was drawn facing away from us for most illustrations of the classical period. https://t.co/KPaSOFbuvnThe star Betelgeuse is so large, if you swapped it with the Sun, it would engulf the orbit of Mars and extend all t… https://t.co/hfxgO5B90vNo need to panic, but the red supergiant star Betelgeuse (yes there is a star with that name), one of the brightest… https://t.co/5ipMbLw09F
1/4
2020
@futilexcaliburs @saimkonda Animals — especially dogs — have always liked my books. https://t.co/ou29j6YgNO @saimkonda Maybe she wants to read it too?I’m a fan of moderation, but only in moderation.
1/1
2019
If I had one question for Albert Einstein, I might just mess with his head and ask, “What time does Grand Central T… https://t.co/EOT86mcrKq
12/28
2019
@jburrrg @celtic_traveler FYI: I posted this two weeks ago. https://t.co/oF2nSD0Ojx
12/27
2019
I'm intolerant of intolerance. @celtic_traveler All times I’ve been an ass were when my intent was not communicated successfully. Hanukah, a mul… https://t.co/tXJoMclQZw @ImAShrimp @TehZeek Just an honest observation celebrating rare civility in the comment thread. @ImAShrimp @TehZeek Thanks for adding this calm and sage comment to my thread.
12/26
2019
Merry Christmas to all the Christians of the world. To everybody else, including the Muslims, Atheists, Hindus, Bu… https://t.co/VyNunjMmhK
12/25
2019

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