Crack all the jokes you want, it is indeed a sad planet.
EDIT: Best line in the article:
Perhaps it’s time we all got over our case of the giggles and took this planet a bit more seriously. Or at least subdue our laughing long enough to learn a few things about Uranus, which is large and contains lots of gas.
**SNORT** **Chortle** Sorry, I think I’m missing the point of this article.