1) The Guardian has a nice little article on the future of NASA, including a quote by a guy you may know.
3) The Carnival of Space #96 is up and running at Cheap Astronomy. As usual, you can spend a whole lot of time perusing outer space at the carnival.
4) Someone playing the Star Formation game thinks they are the Sean Connery to my Alex Trebek:
Nice. I can only assume they are talking about the formation of black holes after the high-mass stars explode as supernovae. In that case: well-played, sir!
Also, #9 must be an MST3K fan. Awesome. But don't order the pizza.
Tip o' the electron degenerate gas to Xavier Onassis for pointing this out to me.