This Week’s Whine
“I’m still seduced from before.” Knock your socks back on where they belong for the 2019 GoobNet Futurama Dialogue Championship: Turanga Leela Conference.
The Chinese rover that landed on the Moon’s far side last week is called Yutu 2, meaning:
Wind Cloud 2
Long March 2
Jade Rabbit 2
Jade Rabbit 1 landed on the Moon’s near side in 2013.
«8, 50, 59»
Equal to the duration [in years] since the Moon’s far side was first observed by a spacecraft, the duration [in years] since the Moon’s far side was first observed by humans, and the duration [in years] since the release of a detailed map of the Moon’s far side from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter data.
“We’ve accelerated backward, as if in a time machine, whizzing past the flush 20th century to a more distant, more anxious, and, just maybe, more exciting past that is also the future.”
– Derek Thompson, staff writer, The Atlantic, on the future of journalism
SOURCE: The Atlantic
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