Monday, June 18, 2018

What the heck just happened? Suddenly, I'm popular on Flickr...

It's Alison Moyet's birthday today.

June 18, 1178 – Five monks in Canterbury, England, see an explosion on the Moon. This is the Giordano Bruno crater being formed when a small asteroid hit the Moon. It is believed that the current oscillations of the Moon's distance from the Earth (on the order of meters) are a result of this collision.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

When I was a newly-out gay boy, I lusted hard for men like this. Hairy men just weren't my thing, unless they were an extremely narrow, special type. But smooth-skinned, bearded, long-haired guys? Bone me.

Lava lake on Jupiter's moon Io.

Saturn's small moon Pan.