“The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.”
–Alfred North Whitehead

Category: Pluto

  • Pluto and the Underworld of Scientific Knowledge Production

    Pluto and the Underworld of Scientific Knowledge Production

    A Slovakian visual artist, András Cséfalvay, recently invited me to submit a video for inclusion in his upcoming exhibition in Prague focused on the cultural significance of Pluto (my video is embedded below). Back in 2006, Pluto was demoted from its planetary status by the International Astronomical Union. Following the flyby of NASA’s New Horizons […]


  • New Horizons’ Flyby Photo Shooting of Pluto

    The image of Pluto eclipsing the Sun is the most striking to me. That the human eye could see the effects of its parent star from such a perspective… New Horizons, indeed. The first photo of Pluto: