July 20th, 2009

astronomy: star

Blueshift? We don't need no stinking blueshift!

Last night I dreamed I was an astronaut. The team and I went into space to study Mars and an object named Prince that was ten times the size of Mars. When we landed on the Moon, half the team was to float out to Mars, and the other half was to float to Prince. Yes, float. I floated out to Prince and observed the Moon from Prince. I remembered a new fact, bolded in blue, from a textbook:

A subject of debate was recently resolved. The moon experiences a blueshift...

And that's all I remember.