A happy and peaceful #Beltane to all. I went for a nice dawn walk this morning and saw my first moorhen chicks and also some tiny fluffy baby swans.
broke: economics is a bullshit field that is based on dumb ideas about how people work
woke: economics is a field based on trying to form an understanding of society that is concerned exclusively with money, and in ignoring everything else, draws conclusions about what should be done that are so detached from reality as to be indistinguishable from malice
Messier 109 is a galaxy in Ursa Major located about 78 million light years away. A close look at M109 shows that it has a central bar, making it a barred spiral galaxy. The bars are thought to be temporary structures, density waves that exist as the spiral galaxy evolves. #astrophoto
M2 is a globular cluster in Aquarius. An easy binocular object is is located about 39000 light years away. As a globular cluster is is made up of generally older, lower metal stars than the Sun. #astrophoto
Possibly unpopular opinion
I don't deify Julian Assange.
Self-styled Bond Villains are not my cup of tea.
I do however have concerns about the implications of freedom and liberty his treatment may have.
You are only free as long as you do not challenge the powerful... that threatens journalist and hacktivist alike.
Emission nebulae (such as M8 - shown) are clouds of mostly hydrogen gas that glow by their own light. The light is created when light from stars embedded in the nebula excite the electrons in the gas. When the electrons return to a rest state they emit the light we see. #astrophoto
Can We Please Stop Talking About Generations as if They Are a Thing?
I was in new york this weekend and saw bodegas for the first time and it was honestly moving.
you don't understand, in suburbia you could only get anywhere by car. you're forced to operate heavy machinery that requires your full and complete attention multiple times a day just to pick up a loaf of bread, a container of milk, and a stick of butter
to think...people consciously moved away from being able to walk places. its both infuriating and deeply sad
AskProfWolff Do the super-rich want the rest of us to be economically uncomfortable? ― RichardDWolff https://youtu.be/n2FZc2xLdPg
Person: He, they. Schr0dinger's human.
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