Is there anything a man isn't willing to mansplain to an unsuspecting woman? Men have tried to explain comedy, literature, and my own body to me. Thanks, dudes, but I've got all those subjects covered.

One mansplainer learned the hard way that these days, women can do anything — even astrophysics. Katie Mack is an astrophysicist/cosmologist and freelance science writer. She knows what she's talking — or rather, tweeting — about. Apparently, someone didn't read her bio.

The doomed mansplainer enters.

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Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective plants for filtering the air of toxic agents and converting carbon dioxide to oxygen. In 1989, their results were published in a clean air study that provided a definitive list of the plants that are most effective at cleaning indoor air. The report also suggested having at least one plant per every hundred square feet of home or office space.

What’s in our air?

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The first all-female spacewalk is happening, because even space has a gender gap that needs to be closed.

Possibly one of the best real-life instances of women supporting other women.

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Even space has a gender gap. Nearly 500 people have been to space, only 11% of which are women. Only 34% of NASA’s astronauts are women, and Sally Ride became the first American woman in space in 1983, over a decade after we put a man on the moon. But women are finally pulling ahead in the space race. The first all-female spacewalk will be held outside the International Space Station on March 29th.

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Fact: NASA takes the best before-and-after photos. Here are 10 of them.

They provide a new perspective of the events that have changed the Earth.

NASA satellites continually monitor the Earth, snapping photos and sending information to researchers on the ground.

Most of the time, things seem to be more or less the same as they were the day before, but the Earth is constantly changing. Sometimes it changes through discrete events, like landslides and floods. Other times, long-term trends, such as climate change, slowly reshape the land in ways that are difficult to see.

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To Celebrate Stephen Hawking’s Life, Nat Geo TV Releases An Interview Done Before His Death With Neil DeGrasse Tyson

On this episode of “Star Talk,” Tyson picked Hawking’s brain “on everything, from the Big Bang to the origins of the universe.”

THE GOOD NEWS:

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Check Out These Gorgeous Posters Promoting the Future of Space Travel

The posters promote, essentially, the power of imagination.

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory has released a series of stylish, imaginative posters advertising fictional vacations in outer space. From “Experience the Mighty Auroras of Jupiter” to “Mars: Multiple Tours Available,” these 14 posters promote, essentially, the power of imagination.

“Imagination is our window into the future,” says the website. “These visions of the future can become a reality. As you look through these images of imaginative travel destinations, remember that you can be an architect of the future.”

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