This post is as much for my benefit as it is anything else. I’ve spent a couple of hours over the last few days piecing together the various ages of things that I think are pretty darn awesome. 386 more words
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A Farmer Drilled For Water, But What Came Up Turned This Desert Into An Oasis!
Originally posted here:http://www.offgridquest.com/life-stories/a-farmer-drilled-for-water-but-what-came?start=1
It looks like something from a different planet. 401 more words
The Huygens Probe was named after Christiaan Huygens, a Dutch astronomer who in 1655 discovered Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. The probe was designed by the European Space Agency (ESA), to perform an in-depth study of the clouds, atmosphere, and surface of Titan.
Cassini–Huygens is an unmanned spacecraft sent to the planet Saturn. It is a flagship-class NASA–ESA–ASI robotic spacecraft sent to the Saturn system. It has studied the planet and its many natural satellites since arriving there on June 30, 2004, also observing Jupiter and the heliosphere, and testing the theory of relativity. 67 more words
“Experimental evidence doesn’t actually rule out the possibility that there may indeed be a time before the beginning — a previous age of the universe that ended when space collapsed in on itself” … so physics might actually be on the threshold of proving that the universe is eternal and didn’t “begin” after all.