Sunday, November 29, 2015

Link roundup

1. "Owning an asteroid is now legal in the Unites States, after President Barack Obama signed the U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act (H.R. 2262) into law"

2. "In 'Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs,' the Harvard cosmologist Lisa Randall proposes that a thin disk of dark matter in the plane of the Milky Way triggered a minor perturbation in deep space that caused the major earthly catastrophe that decimated the dinosaurs."

3. "Police in India have apologized after an art installation involving a large floating cow was confiscated as it was deemed religiously offensive."