No, this August, Mars will not appear as big as the full moon in Earth's sky... Part 2!

In my last post, I shared a bit of my history with the "Mars Spectacular," and I encourage you to take a look at that if you have not already.

But, alas, I can't just stop at refuting this claim by demonstrating that it's been made before. No, I have to refute it with math!

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Sadly, Scientists Have Not "Just Teleported an Object Into Space for the First Time"

Recently, this article has been making the rounds on social media. It's a reprint of this article, which cites this article, which reports on this research. I recommend clicking those links and reading them for yourself, but the headlines are the most important things to note:

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