If a comet hurls through space and nobody’s there to hear it, does it make a sound?
As this year comes to a close and you might add a few new gadgets to your collection, here is something to take into consideration when it’s time to get rid of your old ones.
You know what they say, sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words…never been truer.
Midway is an upcoming documentary with a strong potential to help people rethink their daily habits when it comes to how we dispose of our waste and our use of disposable products, particularly plastic, much of which is winding up in an area in the pacific that is now known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This particular area is believed to be twice the size of the continental United States and causing major harm to the ocean, wildlife and us.
NASA has identified a new planet very similar to earth but approximately twice the size outside our solar system that might be able to support life. It’s been named Kepler-22b, after the orbiting telescope aircraft that discovered it, is about two and a half times the size of earth and is 600 light-years away, orbiting a sun-like star.
Guess what? We are on the verge of answering one of the greatest questions in history: Are we alone?
From NOVA and PBS come this must see episode Finding Life Beyond Earth. Turn the sound up, chill out and go on this 2+ hour animated space journey where NOVA asks the questions about how planet earth came to be and what’s going on with other nearby planets and whether any signs of life will soon be found.
Hearing all about the mysteries of space reminds us that that planet earth is just a tiny speck in relation to the rest of the universe. For example, did you know that 1,300 Earth’s could fit inside Jupiter? We’re also incredibly vulnerable to a major cosmic event happening that could drastically change the course or destroy the planet as we know it. Two awe-inspiring and slightly terrifying thoughts that can put things in perspective rather quickly.
How’s that for reality TV?