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Pamela L. Gay
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its based on atmospheric ratios on earth when tree dies
Its based on atmospheric ratios on earth when tree dies
Pamela L. Gay
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i sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world walt whitman i sound my barbaric yorp over the rubble
“I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.”

― Walt Whitman

“I sound my barbaric yorp over the rubble of my surface.”

#Bennu

Inspired by a @cosmoquestX mod during @OSIRISREx #BennuRevealedRevealed presser
Pamela L. Gay
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the team has released a bunch of new findings about and my mind is blown like it is blowing stuff off its surf
The @OSIRISREx team has released a bunch of new findings about #BennuRevealed and my mind is blown.

Like it is blowing stuff off its surface! #Bennu is (to quote someone form Twitch chat) the Pigpen of the solar system.
Pamela L. Gay
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the brings you the universe at 10am pst 1pm est 5pm gmt on today s includes embargoed bowie reference co detec
The #DailySpace brings you the universe at 10am PST / 1pm EST / 5pm GMT on https://t.co/8SMjENzWo6. Today's #spacenews includes:
- [EMBARGOED BOWIE REFERENCE]
- CO detectors could warn of ET
- Franken Ice in Kuiper Belt #2014mu69
Pamela L. Gay
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til groups of meteorites are called clans now i need to know if different meteorite clans have their own tarta
#TIL groups of Meteorites are called Clans.

Now I need to know if different Meteorite Clans have their own tartans.
Pamela L. Gay
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just completed my timesheet lesson do not rub your eye if it hurts because you might scratch your eyeball and
Just completed my timesheet.

Lesson: Do not rub your eye if it hurts because you might scratch your eyeball and not be able to stare at screens. (That may not have been as motivating as I thought it would be…)
Pamela L. Gay
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theres nothing quit as not reassuring as the quake in the voice of the isp s support person when they agree yo
There’s nothing quit as _not_ reassuring as the quake in the voice of the ISP's support person when they agree, your database is indeed “Not Available”.

https://t.co/SPG4eanTiJ is down.

On phone with @1and1
Pamela L. Gay
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doonsbury makes one hell of a point about how china is working to expand through economic colonialism while th
Doonsbury makes one hell of a point about how China is working to expand through economic colonialism, while the US looks to build walls and is predicted to contract. https://t.co/5ejFPS5V90
Pamela L. Gay
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i found this picture while cleaning my photos directory it s from a photo shoot in a really muddy field this i
#TBT I found this picture while cleaning my photos directory. It's from a photo shoot in a really muddy field. This is a candid and it really captures me - wind blown hair, formal gown, and mud boots.
Pamela L. Gay
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there are scary big bandage contact lenses they will put in your eye if you have a slow healing ouch did not l
#TIL #TMIThere are scary big “Bandage Contact Lenses” they will put in your eye if you have a slow healing ouch. DID NOT LIKE. DO NOT LIKE.

I didn't channel my inner 8yo who was once held down by 4 nurses so eyedrops could be administered BUT I COULD HAVE.

& no stream tonight.

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Pamela L. Gay
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can we just celebrate this for a minute girls present science to the president amp everyone wears a tiara beca
Can we just celebrate this for a minute?

Girls present science to the President & everyone wears a tiara because
Pamela L. Gay
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things i now know humans have 71027 atoms atoms are 10 10m in length if i mathed right a person can be spaghet
Things I now know:
Humans have ~7*10^27 atoms
Atoms are ~10^-10m in length

If I mathed right, a person can be spaghettified to 75ly long
Pamela L. Gay
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please donate i don t want to fire my staff because of the insanity that is life as a federally funded soft mo
Please donate.

I don't want to fire my staff because of the insanity that is life as a federally funded, soft-money researcher. Not at Christmas.

All we want to do is keep helping you explore the universe with us.

https://t.co/eEYg7Rr2ZU

#STEM #Science #DonateNow
Pamela L. Gay
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i really want to do a planet9 happy dance but in a nasa meeting and should probably be somewhat professional b
I really want to do a #planet9 happy dance, but in a @NASA meeting and should probably be somewhat professional. But
GIF
Video player
Pamela L. Gay
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gen x were just tired amp disappointed in your bullshit were the generation that started as latchkey kids came
Gen X: we’re just tired & disappointed in your bullshit.

We’re the generation that started as latchkey kids, came of age during the AIDs crisis, entered the workforce in a recession, got crushed by dotcom crash & housing bust, & expect no pension.

https://t.co/exwA22NX0x
Pamela L. Gay
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no questions asked way to handle harassment ill be implementing this for when we do public events
No questions asked way to handle harassment. I’ll be implementing this for when we do public events. https://t.co/WlBiiLD4zA
Pamela L. Gay
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results leaked by a cake
Results leaked by a cake https://t.co/tacP4JKUHZ
Pamela L. Gay
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shaka when the walls fell via trekker2560
Shaka, when the walls fell.

via @trekker2560
Pamela L. Gay
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due to hurricanematthew nasakennedy is under mandatory evac good luck amp godspeed to everyone on the space co
Due to #HurricaneMatthew, @NASAKennedy is under mandatory evac. Good luck & Godspeed to everyone on the Space Coast.
Pamela L. Gay
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do not go quietly into the night rise up with fire and a roar image ciber rocket launch by t array u tokyo
Do not go quietly into the night. Rise up with fire and a roar.

image: CIBER Rocket launch by T. Array / U Tokyo
Total(1) => 0.082795143127441 f_f_QM(2) => 0.061257839202881 indS(2) => 0.022739887237549 indM(2) => 0.036198854446411 indM_1(2) => 0.0029997825622559 indM_2(2) => 0.00072097778320312 indM_4(2) => 0.0046908855438232 indM_5(2) => 0.0042018890380859 indM_6(2) => 0.0014297962188721 indM_7(2) => 0.0040910243988037 indM_8(2) => 0.0011520385742188 indM_9(2) => 0.0086660385131836 indM_10(2) => 0.0079009532928467 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.019447088241577 f_f_dT(20) => 0.019021987915039