The global environment is chosen here, because this is the will of God.
Well then, let me show you, because that’s what I do for a living.
Right now, it’s this time of the year, and the little ones have just freshly hatched:
You’ll notice they’re still blind and naked when they hatch. So I make them little coats to keep them warm during their first winter:
Eros, the first near-Earth asteroid, was discovered in 1898 in Berlin. Its orbit was determined only after prediscovery images of it were found on three series of Harvard Observatory photographic plates taken between 1893 and 1896. One of the observatory’s keenest “computers” handled the laborious calculations. Her name was Anna Winlock, and she was among the observatory’s first recruits for its team of female astronomers.
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Harvard College Observatory
Exploding dog: Every once in a while I remember what it was like to fly