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Uranus Is a Cool Place, But Jokes Make It the 'Saddest Planet'

Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 11:10 am
by Coolbreeze2444
When talking about the planet Uranus, it's easy to crack jokes (ahem) about how its name is pronounced. But does the laughter put the planet at a disadvantage in terms of public interest? Space enthusiast and science communicator Ariel Waldman argues that when people can't stop giggling at the name of the seventh planet from the sun, it might also stop them from actually learning anything about it.
See the full article and video here:
http://www.space.com/29385-uranus-planet-crude-jokes-video.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+spaceheadlines+%28SPACE.com+Headline+Feed%29

Re: Uranus Is a Cool Place, But Jokes Make It the 'Saddest Planet'

Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 10:54 pm
by Air M'Ville Cap'n
Poor Uranus. Never gets no respect

Re: Uranus Is a Cool Place, But Jokes Make It the 'Saddest Planet'

Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 8:52 pm
by God's Own Mailman
He said Butt Jokes :lol: