Daily Archive: October 8, 2020


Thursday Throughput: Bigger Better Earths Edition

We are in the early days of an exciting phase of astrophysics: an age of exploration of planets outside our solar system. The science has been moving fast. It’s going to start moving even faster.

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Six Charged in Scheme Against Michigan Governor Whitmer

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was the subject of a plot to kidnap and “try Whitmer for ‘treason’ before the election in November” according to FBI officials who announced arrests of those involved.

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The Unbearable Lightness of Veeping

They both tried to walk various tightropes between their own pasts, their principals’ present, and their own imagined electoral future.