Astrosphere for May 31, 2007

Let’s see what’s happening in the astrosphere.

First, I’m happy to report that the 5th Carnival of Space is up, including a post from Universe Today. Check it out, and participate next week.

Pity poor Pluto, kicked out of the planet club.

Seed Magazine has an interesting article from Chris Mooney about how science needs to be able to get its message across effectively.

And Deborah Byrd from Earth Sky Blogs explains why people resist science.

Astroprof has an analysis of space tourism safety.

Sentient Development thinks the Drake Equation is obsolete.