Category Archives: CO2

Exiting Exuberance

LIGO again captures 2 huge black holes (8+14=21) exiting the Universe, giving off 1 solar mass of  gravitational wave energy. Human plans on leaving for Mars gain momentum with the Moon-to-Moon-to-Mons (Deimos to Olympus Mons) stagecoaching exodus.     Down on Earth, scientific … Continue reading

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Best Year Ever Again, Continuing Trend

Happy Hominans, Well well well, we’ve won once again  Let’s review the year. How are the humans going? The world is getting richer: poverty drops to single digits (9.8%) down to 700 million, even with a growing population. Food Glut: record … Continue reading

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Herding Humans

Magnificent Martian mountianscapes beckon (10 Sept 2015) with briny water in wet sand flowing downhill in warm near zero sunshine. However hype & fear overtook science as NASA exaggerates to get money for its future Phobos outpost and the Planetary … Continue reading

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Sailing Dreaming

Time to dream of distant shores, time to let imagination soar. Time to search out worlds afar, time to reach out for the stars.      Dawn space probe orbits asteroid Ceres, its white spots beckoning. Asteroid mining next, for … Continue reading

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Watching Wayward Warriors Waging Worldwide Worries

Moving from an emotion-based to an evidence-based society has its pleasures: Generating sensory hair cells to restore hearing gets even closer. Ceres, the large asteriod belt dwarf planet, shows its white spots to the orbiting Dawn spacecraft: ice lakes or geysers or …?  … Continue reading

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Achieving Aims

7 billion people on Earth, 3.6 billion with little or no electricity & Earth Hour-ers burn oil candles in the dark to “raise awareness” about our healthy and blooming planet … keeping “them” there. From Children’s Crusades to Witch Hunts to … Continue reading

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Bulk Brane Beings

Great thinking & Groupthink. Shooting to the stars & stuck-in-the-mud. Such are we humans. Well, we’re working at it.  On 5 Dec NASAs new Orion spacecraft completed its successful flight test, ready for asteroid mining. And building deep space habitats?   Meanwhile, back in … Continue reading

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