Posts tagged ‘NASA’

November 6, 2012

Celebrity Look-A-Likes 2

How amazing is this self-portrait taken by the Curiosity robot currently on Mars? And who would have thought he would look almost exactly like

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May 4, 2012

Low-Tech Genius

One of the evils of the modern world, humble paper had a war declared on it when home computers became the norm and everyone had an email account.  It was blamed for depleting rainforests and goodness knows what else but is this wonderful low technology still the best for preserving data?

The US Senate is currently debating (the British Library already has) how to record and archive information for future generations of humans.  Not for the Year 3000 but even for the next decade. 

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December 6, 2011

Planet Kepler

Nasa have identitified a potential new planet Earth, currently named Kepler, for future Earthlings to colonise and ruin.  It will take them 600 light years to reach there so I hope we manage to create warp speed in time.

Can you imagine the type of people who would colonise it? 

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