Pioneer Anomaly Resolution Chat

Quote of the Day

The only man, woman or child who wrote a simple declarative sentence with seven grammatical errors is dead.

— E. E. Cummings , commenting on the death of President Warren G. Harding, a man considered by many to be our least intelligent president.

Figure 1: Pioneer 10. (Source)

Figure 1: Pioneer 10. (Source)

The Planetary Society has a wonderful audio program called Planetary Radio. For those of you interested in the Pioneer Anomaly and a suggested resolution, listen to this program. All sorts of reasons have been proposed for the odd orbital behavior of the Pioneer spacecraft and this one seems pretty reasonable. As with most things electrical, the bad behavior can be traced to the batteries ...


This entry was posted in Astronomy. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *