NASA’s Cassini probe in orbit of Saturn, did a low level flyby of the tiny moon Enceladus, with the intention of flying through a geyser of water, jetting from the surface of that icy moon. The results of the flyby show that elemental hydrogen and carbon dioxide are in significant quantities of the water plumes. This leads experts to believe that more than just tidal forces are at work below the surface of that ice crust. The possibly volcanic vents and organic reactions, are the source of the results are very high, in short, all the necessary factors for life to flourish.
This adds to the number of bodies outside Earth that might have all the necessary components for life. Mars, Jupiter, Europa and Titan are leading contenders for life.
Goldman-Sachs, the gigantic evil evil mega monster bank, has come out in support of the economic feasibility of mining nearby asteroids for their metal wealth. With the recent success of Space X and Blue Origin launch programs the concept of mining nearby rocks has left form a quaint Sci-fi trope to a real possibility.
While the reality of the engineering and practical extraction of the ore is daunting, the massive rewards of very high purity metals combined with the staggering quantity would make it profitable..
So, will they name it True blood?……..
The popular conversions that people have been having, in the last few days, have been about the US military operations In Afghanistan, Syria and potential action in North Korea. Which is not really a new thing for our nation. over at the Angry Staff Officer blog, the author has a list and description of 7 actions you might not have known about. I admit i did not know a few of these, Vera Cruz and the Korea spat, I knew a bit about. Give it a read, its well worth your time.
Louis Lerner, the scumball behind the IRS targeting of right wing groups , wants her deposition sealed. Having faced “”Harassment and death treats””, she fears for her life. Now, why would that be? This needs to be public, the open festering sewer that was the Obama IRS need to be fully vented for the public to know exactly what really did happen.
HEH, A protest to pressure Trump to expose his Tax returns. It would have been nice, if there was this much energy and inquisitiveness of Obama’s college credentials.
Well, looks like the North Korean ICBM blew up on the pad, one has to wonder if it had some help in that.
Oh boy, far right candidate Marine Le Pen, faces election defeat in the first round vote, due to a computer error…..
Another fake White Nationalist story, seem to be a recurring theme now, Hate Crime committed or claimed, and sometime later we find it is a hoax. This is a massive disservice to those that are out there trying to end this cycle of hate, and just stokes more rage.