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It is interesting to see the image sharpen during the full rotation as New Horizons gets closer to Pluto.
It probably depends on how much of a historian he is - there's a lot of stuff I'm glad that we found because there are some first hand and second hand accounts of things that provide a new angle and more colorful details beyond what the history books or old newspaper clippings decided to include.
Dittos. I burned out and tuned out the artificially hyped up melodrama of the Kardashian bunch the same day I first heard of them. Of course it's much like trying to tune out a jackhammer operating out in the alley at 5 AM on a Sunday morning. To completely avoid them, one has to go totally off the grid and live in a cave somewhere, unfortunately.
So much of the news is just publicity, I understand the need for it, but don't give one unimportant subject so much attention.
In any event the real story on Pluto is a good one and like any real news, what is happening won't be known for a while. So perhaps some nice juicy summary will come out in a year or two.
There's just so much to ooh and aah over that is still coming in. It's almost like being a kid again, sitting up way past my normal bedtime, also in mid to late July, watching a grainy black and white image from a quarter million miles away .. "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind".