If you have ever felt the need to discuss highly technical rocket science 140 characters at a time, this is your big day.
NASA has officially launched (get it!) a Twitter feed. Or whatever they call those things.
There have been sporadic posts on the Twitter page before now as part of a soft launch (still get it?), but starting today they will be more regular.
"At starbucks. crowded. And Saturn's Dynamic Moon Enceladus Shows More Signs of Activity" a typical entry doesn't say (Except for that last part).
Most of the tweets so far include links to more detailed discussions, which seems eminently reasonable.
Among the items posted so far are stuff on dark matter, oceanography and a rocket test.
No updates yet on where lunch will be.
-- Richard Connelly
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