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(Independent)   NASA begins to release findings from its trip to Ceres   (independent.co.uk) divider line
    More: Interesting, Solar System, Planet, Earth, Mars, Ceres, Asteroid, Dwarf planet, host of new information  
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2020-08-10 11:21:05 AM  
If those dumbasses who wrote that article think that's the edge of the solar system, wait until they hear about planets such as Jupiter. And Saturn.
 
2020-08-10 11:27:17 AM  
Surely you can't be Ceres!
 
2020-08-10 11:37:42 AM  
Did they confirm there are no laws on Ceres?
 
2020-08-10 11:53:35 AM  

HighOnCraic: Surely you can't be Ceres!


It is Ceres. And don't call it Shirley.
 
2020-08-10 11:55:22 AM  

Bootleg: Did they confirm there are no laws on Ceres?


Sasaque bossmang?
 
2020-08-10 11:55:57 AM  

arrogantbastich: If those dumbasses who wrote that article think that's the edge of the solar system, wait until they hear about planets such as Jupiter. And Saturn.


What about Uranus?
 
2020-08-10 12:00:15 PM  

Bootleg: Did they confirm there are no laws on Ceres?


Doors and corners, kid.  That's where they get ya.
 
2020-08-10 12:09:56 PM  
Does it have blue pages?


/not obscure if you PC gamed in the 90's
 
2020-08-10 12:16:11 PM  

dittybopper: arrogantbastich: If those dumbasses who wrote that article think that's the edge of the solar system, wait until they hear about planets such as Jupiter. And Saturn.

What about Uranus?


Oh, all right....
What about my anus?
 
2020-08-10 12:23:10 PM  

Schmerd1948: dittybopper: arrogantbastich: If those dumbasses who wrote that article think that's the edge of the solar system, wait until they hear about planets such as Jupiter. And Saturn.

What about Uranus?

Oh, all right....
What about my anus?


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2020-08-10 12:32:14 PM  

arrogantbastich: If those dumbasses who wrote that article think that's the edge of the solar system, wait until they hear about planets such as Jupiter. And Saturn.


Article fixed now.
 
2020-08-10 12:32:41 PM  

FrancoFile: Bootleg: Did they confirm there are no laws on Ceres?

Doors and corners, kid.  That's where they get ya.


REMEMBER THE CANT!
 
2020-08-10 12:49:48 PM  

HighOnCraic: Surely you can't be Ceres!


She's totes Ceres.
 
2020-08-10 1:51:12 PM  
Unfortunately they were too late to stop Ridley getting away with the baby Metroid. And to think, the galaxy was at peace....
 
2020-08-10 2:12:32 PM  
That article was awful. I didn't read through all this, but I'm just going out on a limb and guessing this is a more in depth source of information for everyone.

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/​d​warf-planets/ceres/overview/
 
2020-08-10 2:40:02 PM  
Article fails without pictures of temples.
 
2020-08-10 3:25:09 PM  
I'm a little disturbed by some of it.

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2020-08-10 4:59:15 PM  

OldJames: That article was awful. I didn't read through all this, but I'm just going out on a limb and guessing this is a more in depth source of information for everyone.

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/d​warf-planets/ceres/overview/


"Ceres is named for the Roman goddess of corn and harvests. The word cereal comes from the same name."

Uh, Rome didn't have corn.
 
2020-08-10 5:09:37 PM  

Nintenfreak: OldJames: That article was awful. I didn't read through all this, but I'm just going out on a limb and guessing this is a more in depth source of information for everyone.

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/d​warf-planets/ceres/overview/

"Ceres is named for the Roman goddess of corn and harvests. The word cereal comes from the same name."

Uh, Rome didn't have corn.


They didn't say the goddess was any good at her job.
 
2020-08-10 5:10:56 PM  
Begins? NASA has been releasing data on Ceres from the Dawn probe since 2015. Looking at the article, there has been a number of papers just published though they are not the first papers by any means.
 
2020-08-10 5:11:48 PM  

Nintenfreak: OldJames: That article was awful. I didn't read through all this, but I'm just going out on a limb and guessing this is a more in depth source of information for everyone.

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/d​warf-planets/ceres/overview/

"Ceres is named for the Roman goddess of corn and harvests. The word cereal comes from the same name."

Uh, Rome didn't have corn.


Corn only came to refer specifically to maize in the US fairly recently. I think maize was first called Indian corn, and over time the "Indian" bit dropped off.

But corn generically just means grain.
 
2020-08-10 8:20:18 PM  

iron de havilland: arrogantbastich: If those dumbasses who wrote that article think that's the edge of the solar system, wait until they hear about planets such as Jupiter. And Saturn.

Article fixed now.


Someone must have pointed to Uranus.
 
2020-08-10 10:16:37 PM  

Bootleg: Did they confirm there are no laws on Ceres?


No laws, only cops.
 
2020-08-10 10:30:42 PM  
Overrun by Grineer??
 
2020-08-11 1:29:31 AM  

iron de havilland: Nintenfreak: OldJames: That article was awful. I didn't read through all this, but I'm just going out on a limb and guessing this is a more in depth source of information for everyone.

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/d​warf-planets/ceres/overview/

"Ceres is named for the Roman goddess of corn and harvests. The word cereal comes from the same name."

Uh, Rome didn't have corn.

Corn only came to refer specifically to maize in the US fairly recently. I think maize was first called Indian corn, and over time the "Indian" bit dropped off.

But corn generically just means grain.


Exempla gratia: "Barleycorn" (slightly archaic late Middle English). Yes, a corn was any kernel of a grain and was used generically for wheat, barley, oats, and rye. As the language morphed over time, zea maize kept the "corn" part as you said, and all the other grains were referred to as 'kernels of' instead of corns.
 
2020-08-11 2:18:44 AM  

FrancoFile: Bootleg: Did they confirm there are no laws on Ceres?

Doors and corners, kid.  That's where they get ya.


What's with the hat?
 
2020-08-11 8:10:41 AM  

Nintenfreak: OldJames: That article was awful. I didn't read through all this, but I'm just going out on a limb and guessing this is a more in depth source of information for everyone.

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/d​warf-planets/ceres/overview/

"Ceres is named for the Roman goddess of corn and harvests. The word cereal comes from the same name."

Uh, Rome didn't have corn.


"corn" can refer to any grain in Brit-speak.  Barleycorn, for example.
 
2020-08-11 8:37:09 AM  

thespindrifter: iron de havilland: Nintenfreak: OldJames: That article was awful. I didn't read through all this, but I'm just going out on a limb and guessing this is a more in depth source of information for everyone.

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/d​warf-planets/ceres/overview/

"Ceres is named for the Roman goddess of corn and harvests. The word cereal comes from the same name."

Uh, Rome didn't have corn.

Corn only came to refer specifically to maize in the US fairly recently. I think maize was first called Indian corn, and over time the "Indian" bit dropped off.

But corn generically just means grain.

Exempla gratia: "Barleycorn" (slightly archaic late Middle English). Yes, a corn was any kernel of a grain and was used generically for wheat, barley, oats, and rye.


Also to granular stuff in general, like peppercorns, which still remains even in the US lexicon today, right?

FrancoFile: "corn" can refer to any grain in Brit-speak.  Barleycorn, for example.


It's not just Britspeak. The word comes from German.

And barleycorn was also a unit of length on which the inch was based, going back to the 10th century.
 
2020-08-11 9:35:59 AM  
I think the scientists should hold back on releasing their findings one right after another and release them all at once. You know... in parallel.
 
2020-08-11 2:43:44 PM  

Nintenfreak: OldJames: That article was awful. I didn't read through all this, but I'm just going out on a limb and guessing this is a more in depth source of information for everyone.

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/d​warf-planets/ceres/overview/

"Ceres is named for the Roman goddess of corn and harvests. The word cereal comes from the same name."

Uh, Rome didn't have corn.


Depends on where you live.
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/corn#E​t​ymology_1
 
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