Most folks wouldn’t think that a maker of greeting cards and a lover of hats would be the type of person who would also call themselves a “space cowboy” but that is exactly the story behind Buffalo native Alan Friedman.
I can’t think of a better way to start the day that with this new video from NASA titled Pursuit of Light.
It is six minutes of absolutely gorgeous images of our earth, the moon, the sun and all the space beyond it. The video also comes with just the perfect music track courtesy of Moby and it titled “Mistake (Davide Rossi Re Work Intrumental”.
Space environmentalist warns we need to better prepare for solar storms – Phys.Org
[Mike Hapgood] The problem he points out, is that we’ve become so dependent on electricity and electronic communications, that a big solar storm could cause power grids …
Say what you will about NASA but I am really glad that they are around and that they have embraced the whole social media and sharing idea because then we get awesome videos like these.
One of the great things about the Web especially when agencies like NASA make full use of it is that we get to see awesome things like this HD video of a massive solar storm that has erupted and is scheduled to reach earth at around 7 AM EST.
Think we have it rough with our Cat 5 hurricanes and F2 or F3 tornadoes, well they are nothing compared to what can be whipped up on the Sun in the blink of an eye.
Although the US antitrust regulators have already OK’d the Oracle-Sun merger, the European Union is not reassured. A hearing took place last week, and its details have not yet been released.
It is known, however, that Microsoft was to …