Michael holds a BA in Biology with a minor in Philosophy. He likes to spend his free time hiking and defending science, though not usually at the same time. Contrary to popular (but not scientific) belief, the positive and appropriate perception of science is undermined by religion, alternative medicine, the U.S. education system, and most science journalists.
Do we really need any more catalogs this close to Christmas? I have enough to wallpaper the house.
They really should have a catalog of celestial objects! Sell the naming rights! If there really are (insert mind boggling number here) stars out there, they could be the largest untapped resource yet found.
How much do you think it would cost to name a star after yourself?