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NASA Image of the Day - Going for Atmospheric GOLD

In late Jan. 2018, NASA’s Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) instrument was launched into space aboard a commercial satellite. via @NASA http://ift.tt/2GHMTyz


The True Value Of Things

“Why don’t people use their minds? The problem is that our minds comes as standard equipment at birth. It’s free. And things that are given to us for nothing, we place little value on. 47 more words


Why is Betelgeuse near to the end of its life?

Everything dies. Betelgeuse is old.

The bigger they are, the faster they die. Smaller stars last longer. Betelgeuse is quite large. It’s time has come. Any day/century/billion years or so it will die.


Will the moon be closer to Earth one day and will it make ocean tides more severe?

No. The moon is drifting away about 4 centimeters a year. Over time it will drift out to space and Earth will have no moon. 68 more words


Who would win in a human's future, artificial super intelligence or incoming alien invasion?

You are not going to like this answer.

Of the two, artificial super intelligence will win because there will never be an incoming alien invasion. 121 more words


What are the odds of another planet having human life forms?

Some will say “absolutely some other planets have human life forms because an infinite universe has infinite possibilities.”

I will say differently. The human form has infinite possibilities in it’s evolution and therefore infinity divided by infinity is either none or all. 25 more words


What are the similarities of the moon and the earth?

Mysteriously, they are made largely of the same materials which casts doubts on the Giant-impact hypothesis (which predicts the moon should be made of 70% material from Theia, the so-called planet that collided with Earth). 30 more words