Farout, New Caledonia, Amborella, Rocket Lab – 12/19/2018

Space A new dwarf planet, 2018 VG18 Farout, has been discovered at 120 AU (astronomical unit) from the Sun, 120 times farther than our Earth and 3.5 times farther than Pluto. It’s waaaaay out there, like really….farout. You can probably guess where the name came from. The dwarf planet, announced by the International Astronomical Union’s…

Non-European Blonde

Credit: nollyvines Melanesia is a region in the Pacific Ocean east of Indonesia and northeast of Australia. It consists of New Guinea (split between Papua New Guinea and the Indonesian part split between Papua and West Papua), Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Fiji, Nauru and French owned New Caledonia. Some of the native people living here…