Category Archives: Space and astronomy

The Delusion of Escaping Earth to Space

Don’t ever expect mass immigration from the Earth. Nowhere in our solar System  offers a climate just as gentle as in the Antarctic or the top of Mount Everest. I think it is a dangerous delusion to think that space offers an escape from Earth’s problems. Dealing with climate change on Earth is a doddle compared to terraforming Mars. There is no planet B. But we should cheer on these space adventures, anyway.

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The Art of Nature: Unearthly Jet-Streams on Jupiter

This picture is awe-inspiring, it is incredibly beautiful. Nature is an artist in her own right. Go see the image in full resolution at Nasa.gov. How grateful I am to witness the results of long-term thinkers like ESA and NASA and their subcontractors and research institutions.
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