I've heard of some issues with the android 5.1 update; I'm still on 5.0.2, and it keeps begging me to upgrade the system. I'm on Verizon. Anyone know specifics of this?
Favorite features of the GS6?
The first time I successfully landed on the moon, I was so happy. Then I made the trip to Mars, which is so tricky especially if you want to make a flyby Phobos.
I am not into small flights like ISS rendezvous. Did it once, though. Pretty delicate but less calculations.
Warning: better be ready for sleepless nights.
Hopefully the IAU will soon fix the mess they made with their definitions of solar system bodies in 2006. Here's a proposed fix: there are 8 major planets. The dwarf planets are also planets. There are five terrestrial planets, 4 major planets and one dwarf. There are 4 Jovian planets, and there are at least five plutoids, which are the dwarf planets of the Kuiper belt. So there are three kinds of planets based on distance from the sun: terrestrial, Jovian, and plutonian. Planets are major if they dominate their orbits, and dwarf if they don't.
Perhaps the orbital dance between Neptune and Pluto could produce periodic episodes of tidal friction sufficient to heat solid nitrogen as a mechanism.
The apparent youth of the surface could also be due to the fact that Pluto lies at the outer fringe of the system. Most activity in cratering from debris occur more frequently in the inner system - where there is more stuff to be perturbed by the gravitational influence of the rest of the system which all lies interior to Pluto's orbit.
I speculate that Pluto by virtue of its outside position, experienced much less violence during the late heavy bombardment.
How wonderful that we can sit back and speculate over the physical features of a distant world recently revealed to us at the end of a decade long journey just to get close enough to see it.
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