I like this illustration I am reblogging from the smithsonian Tumblog. It is accompanied by this note:
Astronomers at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics find new “mega-Earth”.
“This is the Godzilla of Earths!” - CfA researcher Dimitar Sasselov, director of the Harvard Origins of Life initiative"
Read more at Smithsonian Science.
Like reblogged posts from econlolcats, this post is also intended as a harbinger of a Quartz column I expect to appear today: my response to Ken Rogoff's Project Syndicate opinion piece “Can Japan Reboot? The working title is "Righting Rogoff on Japan’s Monetary Policy."