SJAA Ephemeris January 2004 | SJAA Home | Contents | Previous | Next

Astro Quips


Two brothers were discussing astronomy. One said, "Can you explain to me how a planet's orbit always sweeps out the same area per unit time?" The other replied: "What? Am I my brother's Kepler?" - Written by a student in Alex Filippenko's Astro 10 Class at U.C. Berkeley.

* * * * * * *

Sure it's a once-in-a-lifetime-event. The thing about astronomy is that you get 5 or 6 of those per year. - Morris "Mojo" Jones


Previous | Contents | Next