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Saturn: it's all Gravy - 2010, November 11 / IDEAS

Two-mile high mountains of ice … on Saturn’s rings!

saturn's rings

Without skipping a beat, one of the special snowflakes on Earth managed to come up with this immortal comment:
I guess I’m more interested in the practical application of scientific discovery than the discovery itself. Great that this can inform our understanding the shape of distant galaxies, but what does that mean for me today?
Yeah like knowing about planets n'things is cool and like totally awesome, but I really only care about what flavours of soda pop we can get out of it. Have you seen that Facebook group 'I f*cking love science?' yo man it's like so dope, got neil degas tyson n stuff.