Few people have a point of view like an astronaut. The latest picture-perfect frame to hit the internet is in this daily dispatch, and you’ll want to see it before you do anything else this Tuesday morning.
Also in this edition of Inverse Daily: Harrison Ford roasts the studio execs who gave a now-iconic sci-fi movie (not Star Wars) some terrible notes. Keep scrolling for that.
We also have a car that’s electric and it’s not a Tesla — which has a kind-of-amazing driver-assistance technology.
I’m Nick Lucchesi, editor-in-chief at Inverse. Here are four essential reads that I hope give you pause or stick with you as you go about your day.
A full Moon is already an event worth looking up for, but there’s an even more spectacular lunar phenomenon you should make time to see: the supermoon.
In 2021, we’ll see two supermoons: We saw one last night (April 26) and will see another on May 26. (If you missed the “pink” supermoon last night, don’t worry — it will still appear full in the night sky tonight.) Supermoons are of course visible throughout the night, with a peak shortly before midnight. So what exactly is a supermoon?
- 2021 astronomy calendar: the 10 best events to watch
- How to tell a blood moon from a supermoon
- Supermoons are huge, amazing, and NBD
SpaceX Crew Dragon: Look at a stunning photo from space — ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet snapped a shot of the Earth from his capsule — and captured something else at the same time, reports Mike Brown:
An astronaut in a SpaceX capsule captured a beautiful photo of the Earth from above — and managed to capture part of the capsule’s rocket at the same time.
Thomas Pesquet, the first European Space Agency astronaut to fly in a Crew Dragon capsule, shared an image Sunday from his adventure. The photo, taken during the 23-hour trip to the International Space Station that started Friday, shows both the Earth and the second stage booster that helped propel the capsule toward the ISS.
- SpaceX Mars city: simulation reveals what Elon Musk is still missing
- SpaceX Moonshot: How to win a seat on Yusaku Maezawa's trip to the Moon
- A virtual tour of Mars now — and of its possible future
2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV review — Traffic is back. Luckily, the Chevrolet Bolt EUV is by far the best car on the market for driving to work if you have a highway-heavy commute. Oh, and it's all-electric and should get somewhere around 250 miles of range, writes Jordan Golson:
The Bolt EUV is by far the best car on the market for driving to work if you have a highway-heavy commute.
Oh, and it's all-electric and should get somewhere around 250 miles of range, all for around $43,000. (The federal tax credit is gone for all GM vehicles, unfortunately.)
- All the cars from the F9 trailer — and how much it costs to blow ’em up
- The Mercedes EQS will make Tesla fanboys drool
- Lexus LF-Z 2021 might be the future of electric cars
About Harrison Ford and Blade Runner — Blade Runner’s biggest production hurdle wasn't just in the editing room. Here's what Harrison Ford's Oscar joke about Blade Runner really means, writes Ryan Britt:
During the 93rd Academy Awards on April 25, 2021, Harrison Ford made a joke about the post-production of the original 1982 Blade Runner while presenting the Oscar for Best Film Editing. The thing is, it basically wasn’t a joke.
Here’s where those Blade Runner editing notes actually came from and what they really mean.
- Why Total Recall (not Blade Runner) is the best Philip K. Dick movie
- The false memories in Blade Runner could’ve been solved (with basic science)
- Harrison Ford dug up ruthless, decades-old Blade Runner studio notes during last night's Oscars
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