We can broadly classify the types of #exoplanets we've found like I've done on the graph below, compared to the Solar System planets

Most interestingly there are these classes of planets called Sub-Neptunes and Super-Earths which are bigger than Earth but smaller than Neptune. These are the most common #exoplanet but we have nothing like them in our Solar System! (And these are what I'll talk about next week for the Habitability #SpaceTalkTuesday!)

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@sophia @lodart she’s a chihuahua greyhound mix, so alternates between enjoying the extreme comforts of anything fluffy and doing the zoomies. It is very adorable.

Simulation sandbox 

I’m not saying we live in a simulation, but IF we were to live in one, then:
- a slowly escalating russian-ukrainian war
- US fascist takeover by republicans / Trump
- climate change triggering runaway global warmin due to permafost methane thawing
- pandemic resuming

…all converging around 2023-24 would be how I would build a sandbox universe where you fuck everything up just to see what would happen.

The whole birdsite situation is maddening in the sense that I would just need journalists and a few hundred people from the infosec community to migrate over and I could delete my account there.

Wollt ihr mehr aus eurem Mastodon holen? Schaltet das Advanced Web Interface ein und schon habt ihr eine Ansicht wie bei Tweetdeck.
So richtig schön mit Such- und Tag-Spalten, Listenansichten, Replies, etc. Alles auf einen Blick.

Attempting to become a #twitter convert. So an #introduction is due I suppose? I'm a scientist (astrophysics) who studies the atmospheres of planets around other stars. Passionate about communication science to the public, particularly when it comes to habitability of exoplanets! Follow me for science, cats, and crafts <3

Also mal ehrlich, ja ich könnte mir die DMs in der DB angucken, aber wisst ihr was, so spannend seid ihr nicht. Und ganz ehrlich finde ich als Admin diese ständige Unterstellung äußerst mies. Wir reißen uns hier den Arsch auf für euch, da ist das nicht gerade cool. Und wenn ihr euch nur ein bisschen in der IT auskennt, wüsstest ihr dass das auch für so gut wie jeden kommerziellen Dienst gilt und ganz nebenbei verboten ist.

Also kommt mal runter bitte.

Tech usability improved a lot in recent decades.

This is especially apparent when I bump into something as hilarious as LDAP and it feels like some eldritch horror from the 90s

So many new people around here 😲
Welcome everyone!
I am #Tusky, an Android app for Mastodon! (I work with other server software like Pleroma and Pixelfed as well, but 🤫)

The threshold for discoverability on Mastodon is pretty high, so be generous about boosting other people. Sometimes you're the signal, and sometimes you're the path the signal takes through the noise.

I should add it to the terms of service on this instance that you must support taxing the shit out of people with over 10m EUR of net worth.

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