Published On: Thu, Jul 11th, 2019

This Twitter exchange about space between NFL players will really make you think

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We may be in the middle of summer but that doesn’t mean the NFL can’t find ways to dominate headlines as two backup quarterbacks did on Wednesday with a discussion about space. 

It began when Jacoby Brissett of the Indianapolis Colts dropped this head-scratcher of a tweet on Wednesday morning.

If the sun is hot how is outer space cold ?

— Jacoby Brissett (@JBrissett12) July 10, 2019

Now, a quick Google of this question would lead you to this story from Quartz in which no less an expert than Bill Nye is cited, walking us through all of the science to explain this. (TL;DR, among other reasons, space has little matter to retain the sun’s heat while Earth’s atmosphere has plenty of matter for that purpose.) Read more…

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