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(Discover)   Lightning strikes once. But it's on Saturn, so there's that   ( blogs.discovermagazine.com) divider line
    More: Cool, Cassini Spacecraft, Saturn, brightness  
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2012-07-18 06:59:28 PM  
Too bad Cassini doesn't carry a kite on board.
2012-07-18 07:24:47 PM  
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2012-07-18 07:55:57 PM  
Thank God lightning didn't strike Uranus.
2012-07-18 09:32:58 PM  

They changed the name due to people making fun of it. Its now called Urectum.
2012-07-18 09:33:05 PM  
Seems appropriate:

Lightning Strikes
2012-07-18 09:47:14 PM  
So I don't want to hear anyone complaining about their storm, unless they live on Saturn.
2012-07-18 10:31:00 PM  
"Always remember: when we gaze out at the objects in our solar system, and even beyond, these aren't just static painting of long ago events, unchanging and forever frozen. They are actual worlds, dynamic and ever-shifting."

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2012-07-18 10:59:46 PM  
It's just a pale blue dot.
2012-07-18 11:26:37 PM  

bingethinker: Thank God lightning didn't strike Uranus.

I am ashamed of myself for laughing at this
2012-07-19 12:24:56 AM  
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Ha, Ha, Ha...One....One lightning strike
2012-07-19 02:38:31 AM  
A storm the size of our planet. Universe too crazy.
2012-07-19 03:41:26 AM  
Phil, you here?
2012-07-19 08:11:19 AM  
Saturn is the Jessica Alba of planets...just beautiful
2012-07-19 07:16:53 PM  
The entire purpose of the Cassini mission was to drop an aeroshell containing an instrument package and a single Higgs Boson into a gas giant planet and see what happened.
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