Knowing a fact like that really makes you stop and wonder. Science can make life around you very poetic once you truly understand what you are looking at and try and make sense of it. NASA is an organization that wows us time and time again and sometimes it’s hard to even appreciate the hard work that goes along with it.
For example, landing Curiosity on Mars in 2012 was astounding feat for many people who didn’t know how incredibly difficult it was to accomplish. It’s why NASA plays a significant role in inspiring people to dream again and to dare for greatness. We face a time where NASA needs support from all over and help to communicate why NASA is truly inspiring and great. Think about all the technology we use in everyday life that was made possible by NASA, the heroes that went to the Moon and came back to tell the story, or the International Space Station which is a monument to international cooperation. NASA not only resonates with the American people, but the rest of the world. NASA means something different to everybody.
So let’s all work together, spread the message, and take action today. Visit penny4nasa.org/take-action/
Also her are some links to the past COSMOS episodes:
Episode 1: http://bit.ly/COSMOS-Ep1
Episode 2: http://bit.ly/COSMOS-Ep2
Episode 3: http://bit.ly/COSMOS-Ep3
Episode 4: http://bit.ly/COSMOS-Ep4
Episode 5: http://bit.ly/COSMOS-Ep5
Senate GOP Blocks Debate on Equal Pay Bill
The 6 commandments of Kurt Cobain
this is the best
As if you needed another reason to love Bryan Cranston!! And seriously, these guys on fox sound like absolute twats. How the hell anyone can listen to them is unconscionable.
Fox Doesn’t Get Why Breaking Bad Star Supports Health Care Reform
Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston invoked the ire of Fox News on April 7 by praising the Affordable Care Act during a recent interview, saying President Obama’s health care program “is fantastic” because “I don’t think basic health care should be a privilege of the rich.”
The co-hosts of Fox’s The Five were confused by Cranston’s support of the law and dismissed it as propaganda. As co-host Greg Gutfeld argued, “How weird is it that a guy who plays a dark, brooding anti-hero is really a puppet to the man. I mean, he just propagandized for President Obama.”
Cranston’s Breaking Bad character, Walter White, of course, famously resorted to cooking meth after a cancer diagnosis because his sub-par health insurance did not cover his treatment — a predicament Walt might not have faced had he been covered under the Affordable Care Act.
I love Rust Cohle
A group of geologists and map designers have reconstructed the geological ages of Essos, Westeros, and other regions described in A Song of Ice and Fire. The results are incredible - and reveal just how violent and mythic real-life geological changes can be.
Using the same kinds of tools that allow geologists to model historical and future climates, the group has made educated guesses about what kinds of natural disasters broke and made this dragon-infested planet. They’ve named each geological period after Earth’s geological periods, just to make it easier. But then they’ve invented events like massive vulcanism, plate tectonics that divided Essos from Westeros, and more. It’s marvelously detailed and mesmerizing. They’ve acutally created entire histories for each period. Here they are:
Geologic events occurring XX million years ago (Mya) on Westeros:
(today) The size of the Game of Thrones planet
(25 Mya) The Earth split Westeros from Essos
(30-40 Mya) When Dorne boiled
(40 Mya) Land of ice
(60-80 Mya) The rise of the Black Mountains
(80-100 Mya) As the Moon rose, so did the Lannisters
(300 Mya) Diving the tropical reefs of Winterfell
(450 Mya) The sand ran red
(500 Mya) The first mountains
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