13 03, 2023

Uranus Was Originally Going To Be Named “George” (Cool Weird Awesome 968)

By |2023-03-13T06:53:40-04:00March 13, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

Today in 1781 astronomer William Herschel pointed his telescope toward Uranus. But long before the internet’s favorite planet got its very pun-filled name, an astronomer wanted to give it a much more chill one.

25 10, 2021

Could Jokes About Uranus Prevent A Mission To Uranus? (Cool Weird Awesome 641)

By |2021-10-25T07:34:12-04:00October 25, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Humans make a lot of jokes about the seventh planet from the sun. But do scientists who study Uranus think the jokes are funny? The website Futurism found out. Plus: today is the first day of Magic Week, and there's a magic shop in Burnsville, Minnesota that's the oldest in the US. 

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