Astronomers Believe They May Have Found Little Big Planet
November 3, 2015 5:00 am
Last month, NASA began to receive photos from Pluto, and they were glorious. But as they reached the desk at NASA HQ, one astronomer noticed something he didn’t expect.
“In the background of this photo of Pluto, was another mass. We think that may be yet another planet,” Theo Hildebrandt said.
“A find like this only happens once in a lifetime,” Theo’s director, Marv explained. “When Theo brought the photo to me, the shape of a planet was obvious, but the texture was just all wrong.”
The photos were immediately sent to an intern, who put in countless hours with the Photoshop, trying to make them visible. The final result was, in fact, incredible.
Earlier this morning, Marv met with members of the press to present the team’s findings.
“I am proud to announce beyond the shadow of a doubt that we have found Little Big Planet,” Marv said. “You can see in these photos the classic shape of a ball of yarn. The highlights around the poles indicate ice, water and sea creatures of mind-boggling toughness. The land masses appear to be made of a foam-like material, and we think there may be further life, judging by the shapes we’re seeing across the surface.”
The members of the press were agog at the announcement, but Marv continued.
“We did not expect a finding of this magnitude, and we will be investigating further. Our first priority is to make contact with the inhabitants, and possibly trade stickers with them.”
At Almost Serial, we’re overjoyed at this news and will keep you informed as we receive further details. Tell your kids.