Mad Scientess Jane Expat (nanila) wrote,
Mad Scientess Jane Expat

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Can Europe Probe Uranus?

I defy anyone to be able to read this promotional blurb in National Geographic about the proposed Uranus Pathfinder mission with a straight face.

Europe Asks If It Can Probe Uranus

Choice quote: Considering the vast distances, we've got a decent start on accumulating facts about the seventh planet. But according to [lead project scientist Chris] Arridge, "we've only really scratched the surface of Uranus."
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